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Severe pain on lower chest, have had pneumothorax, had broken rib, hard to breathe. Opinion?

I have severe pain on my left side of lower chest . It feels sometimes like its being grabbed and squeezed, this usually doesn t happen for more than an hour but it happens spuraticaly through out the day. I also have green feces but I am not sure if this has anything to do with what s going on. I have had a pneumothorax in the past caused by a broken rib in car accident. There is visual bruising there. I find myself gasping for air and extremely hard to breathe and it increases pain. I have worked around enclosed areas with insulation and I have been smoking for numerous years. Please give me your expert opinion on what this is.
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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Hi Dear.
Welcome to the platform of Health care magic,
History and symptoms are compelling me to guide for immediate consultation with the physician, so that You may investigated ( CXR and relevant blood investigation. pulse oxymetry) for the further possibilities of developing some complication inside your chest.
so dear, do not waste time and reach ER,
Hope your query is answered.
Answered: Mon, 8 Jul 2013
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