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Posted on Tue, 28 Jun 2016 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: I had fallen on my back, went to hospital they told me I have a bruised lung. How long does this last. It's been since November, it Hurst every time I breath .
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
When you had your last x ray?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Yes, you are right. 7 months is too long time for healing after bruised lung.
So please let me know
1. When you had your last chest x ray?
2. Did you have rib fracture at the time of accident?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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