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Ive just fell down the stairs and my ribs hurt

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Suggest treatment for injured ribs

I am 68 yr old and in good health. Three days ago, I fell against the bathroom cabinet and think I bruised or cracked ribs. Am very sore between breast and waist from midline to my side. Deep breaths hurt ...
 

Suggest treatment for pain in rib cage

Four days ago, I felt a pop in my upper rib cage whike bending to the opposite side. I then fell onto the side i felt the pop in. Immediately after, and ever since then, I've been in pain at varying ...
 

Got rib injury. Started stomach ache and acidity problem. Are they related?

Hello Doctor, Last month i fell down while getting down the stairs. I was hit on my back near the ribs and then on my sides. And that night my right side of stomach was aching badly. After few days i ...
 

Suggest treatment for broken ribs and constipation after an injury

Hi I fell down my stairs last Tuesday and was told without thorough examination or an X-ray that I ... that a couple of my ribs ( on my back) are broken. I have had no appetite due to a swollen abdomen since ...
 

What causes numbness and burning on the shoulder and rib cage?

I have been having left side from my left shoulder down to the end of my left rib cage numbness ... has been hurting in my shin and sometimes feels weak to walk. I have been to the ER 3 times and my ...
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Could stabbing pain in shoulders be related to bruised ribs?

i fell down 3 stairs over a week ago and hit my ribs on my left side. It has been sore and i have ... getting stabbing pain in the middle of my shoulder blade. Could this be related to my hurting my ribs? ...
 

What causes pain on back and ribs after injury?

I slipped going down stairs and fell on my back and slid down a few steps. I have pain on the right .... There are no bruises, but the area is tender and hurts when I apply pressure. Other than fracturing a rib or two what ...
 

How to cure sharp pain near ribs?

Every time I move, I experience a very sharp pain in my right side - it feels like inside my ribs. I fell down a set of stairs 3 weeks ago and had a number of injuries that have almost heeled ...
 

What is the permanent solution for rib pain?

Four months ago I fell hurting my ribs - left back. I m still feeling some soreness (comes and goes) and the feeling that something is not right under the rib cage. When I lay down and stretch it out it feels better ...
 

Suggest treatment for severe rib cage pain

I fell whilst carrying a very hard plastic postal bin and it jammed into my upper ribs on the right side. This was 10 days ago. It still hurts quite a bit which I consider normal, but the thing ...
 

What causes ribs pain during a pregnancy?

I am having very very sharp pains on my left side of my ribs. Its constant and very very painful. It hurts to lay down, sit up, breathe, move, and anything else. Ive taken a warm bath, taken tylenol ...
 

Fallen down stairs, pain in rib cage, hurts to breathe, back soreness

I fell down a flight of stairs 2 days ago and am now having sharp pains under the bottom of my right rib cage. It hurts a little to breath and almost feels like a kidney stone, with back soreness. I ...
 

Fall in lower back, soreness, pain above hips and between ribs. Any thoughts?

Thanks for taking my inquiry! My wife fell on the stairs earlier today. She slipped decending the stairs and hit a stair frame in her lower back. I was at work when she fell. She went through her busy ...
 

Pain in left side, tender stomach. Broke ribs month back

Hi,yes I m having pain on my left side where s my spleen, depends it s tender I fell a month ago down my back stairs a broke my ribs and elbow and hurt m y back and I complained about being tender ...
 

Bruised ribs and trouble in breathing

Wife fell off step in kitchen and banged left rib cage on counter. Pain has increased for a couple of days. Trouble breathing, especially for deep breaths. Hurts when coughing, sneezing, and trouble ...
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I have been coughing over a month my left rib has been hurting i went to 2 doctors xrays showed nothing i popped something in my rib today and it hurts worse
It can be a hairline fracture in the rib which can be missed on x ray. I would suggest you to take Brufen and should not lie down on affected side. Try to cure your cough as well because it is not going to allow ribs to heal.
 
Everytime i lay down my chest hurts, as does inbetween my shoulder blades. What could this mean?
HI IT COULD BE TRUMA TO YOUR RIB CAGE OR SCAPULA..GET A CHEST X RAY..MEANWHILE USE ANALGESICS LIKE TAB.ULTRACET
 
My wife slipped while rock climbing today and fell on a rock, injuring the right side of her back. There is some swelling and it hurts when she breathes in.
Hi i read your query. I suggest going immediately to ER because the pain may be caused by ribs fracture or other serious conditions.
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