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Pain management for pain in rib cage area due to accident - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I just wanted to confirm tht a few days back i was in dubai
User :   and met with an accident in which this buggy overturned and i fell
User :   i got hit at my ribcage area
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help you
User :   which pained a lot
Doctor :   ok
User :   i got my xray done
User :   bt there is no fracture
Doctor :   ok
User :   however after 10 days it is still paining
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do not worry
User :   and i can feel the pain nw in my back
Doctor :   i will explain
Doctor :   so you had an accident ten days back
Doctor :   right?
User :   yes
Doctor :   did you have any sweeling in that area?
User :   not at tht time
Doctor :   ok
User :   bt nw i can feel some swelling
User :   there
Doctor :   did it develop later?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   if it has developed later it
User :   and i can feel an internal injury
Doctor :   means that blood has accumulated
Doctor :   in that area
Doctor :   under tension under the skin
Doctor :   until it gets absorbed you will have
Doctor :   pain
Doctor :   however it will reduce gradually
Doctor :   with time and medications

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