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Fell down a flight of stairs, bruise near kidney area, pain on moving, breathing. Treatment?

I fell down on a flight of stairs last night, and woke up this morning with a sharp pain and deep bruise around my right kidney area. It gives me sharp pain when I move and when I inhale and exhale with a deep breath. Can I just wait it out and see if it goes away. I had too much to drink and am embarrassed about it, and would rather not bring attention to it.
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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The severity of the symptoms would dictate the further management. If your pain is mild, you may wait and watch. If your symptoms are moderate to severe, going to a doctor is advised. Also, if you have breathlessness, abdominal pain, blood in urine; see a doctor.
Answered: Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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