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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   How can i help u
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   My ribs feel swollen, I was wondering what would you recomend for treatment to bring down the pain and swollen feeling?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Would asprin or anti imflammatories or something else work better?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I will help you in this
Doctor :   Can i ask few questions
User :   ok
User :   Sure
Doctor :   Do you have any difficulty in breathing
User :   Currently, no it's mostly pain and swollen feeling.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   do you have redness over that area
User :   Not currently.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   take Brufen 400mg
Doctor :   2 times a day
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   for next 3 days

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