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rid fracture recovery time.

hello May i know whats the recovery time from a rib fracture? My 8 th rib on ;left side is fractured and liquid is aspirated weekly about 240 ml avg each time . So how long would it go like that? Amer
Asked On : Mon, 28 Mar 2011
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Hi welcome to HealthcareMagic

Normal time taken for fracture to heal is around 90 to 100 days i.e 3 months... if it is more than that, the fracture is called as delayed union... causes are deficiency of calcium, minerals, proteins, mobility of the fracture site., decreased blood supply... need to improve your nutrition with egg, jaggery, calcium rich foods, milk etc....
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Answered: Sun, 17 Jul 2011
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