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How to cure cracked ribs?

Do you need to have evident bruising of the chest for you to have cracked a rib? Got kicked in the upper chest by a horse a week ago and I m becoming in more pain, chest gets tight then loosens up for a bit then tight depending on how I move. Sharp stabbing pain when I twist, bend over or lift anything. Awkard taking deep breaths. When I hold acround the area and move I can feel it popping/clicking. And yet I have no evident bruising? It s sore to the touch just above my right breast.
Asked On : Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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No u need not have to have a bruise to get fractured rib. Please do get an xray to rule out the same. For my u can take aceclofenac for the pain
Answered: Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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