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Dr. Robert Galamaga

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Posted on Mon, 12 Jan 2015 in Accident and Emergency
Question: I hit my shoulder on the corner of my wood dresser - could that cause any problems
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Answered by Dr. Robert Galamaga 15 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query,

Might cause a bit of bruising and soreness. Less likely would be a fracture or dislocation.

Would suggest some ibuprofen, ice for 24 hours and then warm compresses. Rest and observe for now.

If not better in 7 days please see your doctor.

Sincerely,

Dr. Galamaga
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