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Sternum pains, with a bruised right breast with discoloring,

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Sternum pains, with a bruised right breast with discoloring, hurts to take a deep breath, following a HARD hit to my car on Fri. 9/15/17 My car is totaled, thankful I'm not totaled. Female, 79 years. In ER 5hours, chest x-rays, CT, no breaks. Soooooo sore. PC has me taking Ibuprofen & Later--A Norco. Should I continue to use heat, which kinda helps!!

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the issue? In general, how has your health been lately?

Good health. pains since accident on Fri. 9/15.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

She is aware of my health. I take 'Levothyroxine, Metformin, Amlodipine 25mg. Baby aspirin every day.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 11 months ago

Sorry to hear that dear madam. Yes you should continue to apply warm compresses or use hot water bottle. It can take time especially with increasing age. Take pain relief as advised by your doctor. The imaging has already ruled out anything serious so its time for tender loving care actually.

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