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fell backwards against a desk and pain in back just above waist

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fell backwards against a desk and pain in back just above waist - told could be a lower rib injury but sharp pain is between rib and waist ?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
what side is it on Julie?
How hard was the impact?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
I asked a question Julie. What side?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

On my right side at back and the impact was very hard

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Okay thanks Julie
Yes if this is under the ribs you could have damaged soft tissue or organ
This area includes kidney, liver, intestines.
I would see your doctor and get an ultrasound to be sure
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