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Hit on the right back near kidney area, have muscle tenderness, shortness of breath, intense pain. Serious?

aloha, i fell down some stairs this afternoon and my hit my right back side near the kidney area. the muscle is now very tender and i have a hard time breathing and walking and when i try to sit or stand or even lay down it pretty much hurts in that lower back muscle area near the kidneys. please adivise if i should go to er? or could it be more serious then i think?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.You had a injury to back and getting severe pain in loin.This is most likely to be due to injury to the muscles and ligaments of the spine.Please get your X-Ray of the Spine done to rule out any bony injury.Take pain killers like Diclomol twice daily and apply Relaxyl gel over injured area gently and take rest for couple of days.You should be alright in weeks time.
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