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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women Sexual Problems
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User :   I had intercourse w my husband 6 hours ago, immediately after I had severeabdominal pain that has radiated to my ribs, and now I have collar bone pain....i have been in bed on my side since, the pain is not subsiding and it is bad enough I can't even sit up in bed let alone get up and walk around, I have no insurance so I can't go to er unless absolutely necessary....what advice can you give me, is it something serious or would it be a waste of money to go to er for something that may go away on it's own? Please help, the pain is unbearable. Thank you
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   dR
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   hello
Doctor :   do u have any bleeding etc ?
Doctor :   any abdominal cramps, fever etc ?
User :   no bleeding or vaginal discharge, sharp pains all through my stomach...alsp no cance I am pregnant...had tubal ligation back in 97
User :   pain in collar bones is similar to that when you have abdominal surgery and they use the gas to pump you up to see ur organs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know ur age ?
User :   of course I am 33 yo
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u have any pain before having intercourse ?
User :   none whatsoever, but the sex was slightly rougher than usual.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are u able to move around without pain ?
Doctor :   In that case, you might consider taking some advil for the pain
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   I take vicodin for chronic knee problems, and that isn't even touching it, I can't move at all w/out pain
Doctor :   sometimes rough sex associated with your symptoms of severe pain , that increases on movement can be associated with vaginal tears
Doctor :   but in such cases, bleeding from the vagina is present
Doctor :   you might consider to visit the ER for an examination
Doctor :   so that it can be ruled out
Doctor :   delayed treatment can result in complicaitons
User :   no bleeding terrible pain from pelvis to ribs to collarbones
Doctor :   that seems to be serious
Doctor :   you should consider to visit the ER
Doctor :   i hope you have understood my advice
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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