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My broken ribs still hurt after six months

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Suggest treatment for pain post broken ribs

I broke seven ribs six months ago. They still hurt . When I gently push on them (hardly any pressure at all) they hurt. They hurt when I lie down on my back as well. The also sometimes hurt when I ...
 

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Suggest treatment for cough and broken ribs

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Had broken ribs and hurting. How long will this pain last?

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Suggest treatment for broken ribs

I think I broke my rib on left side 1 week ago - roller coaster. Never got X-ray. Anyway, very painful as expected. But today the pain is even worse, mobility is worse, not better. Hurts when I take ...
 

Broken rib after an accident. Pain after recovery. Is it normal?

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Is discomfort 4 years after treating broken ribs normal?

I had a car accident about a year and half ago. I broke 4 ribs and I had a punctured lung. A month after that I was feeling almost perfect already, doing all the activities i used to do. Like soccer ...
 

Suggest treatment for pain after a broken rib

I fell and hit my lower left back in the bottom rib area very hard against and auto mobile 2 days ... is on the lower left side it hurts more when I lie on my right side than on my left. What could it be ...
 

Suggest treatment for pain after broken ribs

in a and e and have suspected 3 broken ribs. I was prescribed codeine, paracetamol and ibuprofen for pain but tonight i noticed my abdomen is tight and swollen and i look about 3 months pregnant. Is this normal? ...
 

Could swelling in abdomen be due to broken ribs?

My wife has two broken ribs on left side the second and third rib from top and fracture chest bone it s been six days since it happened she has went to er twice and Dr once she cannot breath and stomach ...
 

Broken ribs. Should consult a orthopedic doctor?

I broke ribs 6 and 7 approx 6 weeks and 3 days ago but I am still hurt and doctor said two weeks ago that I can see where there broken and starting to heal. Doctor had me on light duty lifting ...
 

What causes persistent pain in the broken ribs?

Hello. I m a 44yo old woman. In January, I broke two ribs. While most days, the pain has quelled. However, it s August and my ribs are still tender. Today is almost as unbearable as the first days after ...
 

How long will it take to heal broken ribs?

Hi .........I fell off a ladder and broke a couple of ribs a month ago . I am still in pain ... conditions. The work is very busy and fast. I am slowly regaining my movement on the side of broken ribs . ...
 

Suggest treatment for broken ribs and chest pain after injury

My husband hurt his chest last week, saw doctor early this week who reckons he broke a couple of ribs (front left side). He said to take paracetamol and tramadol regularly (my husband cannot take ...
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I am a 47 yr old male 195lb that hAd an atv accident 10 days ago %2Cspent 4days in hosp with 7 fracture ribs %2Ccollasted lung and broken clevicle what meds should
Hello! Broken ribs give plenty of pain. Its because the chest can not be immobilized. Good medicines for broken ribs are Diclophenac 50 mg twice a day and Tramadol 100 mg once a day. You should also have chest X-ray about 7 days after the accident. Regards.
 
Hi I had a bad fall about 4 months ago and broke my ribs in my right hand side and even though they seem to be fixed i get alot of pain when i drink alcohol
Hi, Thanks for writing in to us. You might need some more time for complete healing of your broken ribs. It can take up to 6 months for complete healing. Hope this helps
 
how long does it take for broken ribs to heal and the extreme pain go away?
4-6months for pain, complete healing for 3yrs.
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