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Sudden sharp pain in the back after an accident - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you
User :   I got hit by a car four days ago, I just got a sudden sharp pain in my lower left back right above my butt. what do you think that is? I have a feeling it is internal
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
i will help you in this
Doctor :  
Can i ask few questions ?
User :   I need to know if i need to go to the er and yes ask away
Doctor :  
wats your age
User :   please hurry. I only have 5 minutes with you and i am 18. i was riding my bike when i got hit. flew up on the hood.l was hit on my left side
Doctor :  
do you have swelling in that area
User :   i have swelling pretty much everywhere
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
was there any other injury
User :   but no bruises. just muscular injuries that they know of.
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   do you have any significant medical illness ?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
are you allergic to any medications
User :   always been very healthy
User :   no no
User :   do i need to go to the er? i'm worried. i took pills to mask the pain
Doctor :  
Use Burfen 400 mg
Doctor :  
2 times a day after food
Doctor :  
use it for 2-3 days
Doctor :  
the pain and swelling will subside soon

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