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Injured solar plex, hiatal hernia, feel crushing on ribs & chest. How serious?

I injured my solar plex during a work out 2 weeks ago, in which I already have a Hiatal Herna, along w/ major relationship stress I was just curious to which treatment I would need. I made an appt w/ my family dr tomorrow but was wondering how serious it is? I am 41 I do have a regular work out routine but have taken a break due to this injury along w/ the other aboved mentioned. When I lay sideways I feel as if my chest/ribs are crushing together. I also started feeling like I am have a panic attac, I also feel like my heart actually hurts, something I have never experienced before.
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Injury to the Xiphisternum(Solar Plexus) gives rise to problems related to

1. Musculoskeletal structure(Rib fracture and soft tissue injury).

2. Lung matter(Pleural and lung tissue due to rib fracture).

3. Heart(Arrhythmias)

So to evaluate you need to take

X ray of the part.


Analgesic can be used if pain is present.

Consult with your doctor.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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