"Where exactly does it hurt?"
"Does it hurt to breathe?"
"Is it hard to breathe?"
"Does it hurt anywhere else?"
"Do you feel dizzy?"
He pointed to the area above his stomach and with his finger made a circular motion.
It only hurts when he sits up or moves in a certain direction.
He had a slight headache.
Mr. Schmitty and I agreed that it was better to be safe than sorry. He grabbed his car keys and insurance card so he could take W. to the emergency room. I made sure he had money, as he might have to grab
The doctor did an EKG and a chest X-ray. He examined W. and assured Mr. Schmitty that it was not his heart or his lungs. He believed it was muscular from swimming and playing. W. just needs to take it easy for a few days and the pain should clear up.
Did you feel that? That rush of air? That was me, I finally stopped holding my breath.