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Should I see a doctor post a fall from stairs ?

I just fell down the stairs and banged my left ribs. Do I need to see a doctor?
Asked On : Sat, 10 Mar 2012
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hello. Welcome to HCM.
The only concern will be presence of a hairline fracture which is common with such a fall. You can get an X-ray as a preliminary step. Also, in also, there is bruising or pain in left upper abdomen, you have to get a USG,. Most things depend on the severity and impact of fall. It is always better to consult an expert to do that judgement for you. So according to me, better visit a doctor.
take care.
Answered: Sat, 10 Mar 2012
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