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Hit Chest Moving Lump

I lost my balance and hit my side pretty hard.  It obviously hurt and thought maybe I broke a rib as the next day the site hurt and it had about a 2 inch lump on it.  I just thought it was bruised.  Yesterday, (the next day) the lump moved to my chest and the pain moved with it.  Now the lump is on my left side along with the severe pain.  A deep breath is hard to come by.  I do not know if I need to be concerned or if this will resolve itself.  There is no outward bruise.

Any ideas?  Suggestions?  Thanks for the help!
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4851940 tn?1515694593
It does sound that you may have internal bruising and/or a break.

It would be wise to see your GP or go to ER if you are able with a doctor's referral for a examination by a medical professional and a possible x-ray to assess any damage and if there is any.

Best wishes.
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If it is moving, it could be a clot. By all means, call your doctor or go to the ER or Urgent Care to have it diagnosed. Waiting could be a bad thing.
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7659255 tn?1393116874
I suggest you visit your healthcare provider so they can ***** the damages. It could be nothing, but better safe than sorry. Good luck!
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