Patient :Hello I got liked in the chest 4days ago ( accident ) in the middle of the chest next to my left breast actually Right away I felt pain inside but it went away next day it started to hurt a little bit on and off I went to the ER they only did ekg- normal yesterday evening the pain got worse and today it hurts all day long it gets worse if I caugh or take a little deeper breath it started to spread to one point of my upper back left site when taking deeper breath what could it be?
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If you had an injury to the chest, they should have taken a chest x-Ray Was it taken?
An injury to the ribs has to be ruled out and chest x-Ray is a must.
Please revert back whether it was done,
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