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My broken ribs still hurt after six months

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Suggest treatment for broken rib cage

Popping, pain, and clicking right side of lower rib cage after a wrestling move...broken rib? Diaphragm issues? ...
 

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

Apparently I broke my 6th and 7th rib back in July and it still hurts went to the doctor recently and found out they were broken how long is this pain going to last feels like forever ...
 

Suggest treatment for broken ribs and constipation after an injury

that a couple of my ribs ( on my back) are broken. I have had no appetite due to a swollen abdomen since ...
 

Suggest treatment for pain due to broken rib cage

I broke my rib cage 2 weeks ago im still in pain am i going to hiel i dont how to spell ...
 

Suggest treatment for pain due ti broken ribs

I have broken ribs and paracetamol is helping me with the pain for the past 2 weeks . I am still in pain can i continue to use paracetamol for how long without being too risky? ...
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Broken rib after an accident. Pain after recovery. Is it normal?

Hi I was in a car accident 5months ago and had a broken rib. I have been on crutches for another injury for 7 weeks now and still will be on them for a minimum of 6 more weeks. Well I have been ...
 

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 ...
 

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 . ...
 

Is it OK to get pain from a healed broken rib?

be hurting? It still hurts if I exercise or put pressure on my side where the rib was broken- also if I poke ...I had a couple of broken bones last year (I do mountain biking). I broke a rib end Jan 2010, and I ...
 

Broken ribs, bruises and cuts on waist healing after accident. Has swelling in waist which hurts. What is it?

I was in a car wreck 9 days ago. I have 3 broken ribs on left side and transverse process fracture ... t hurt unless I touch it - then it hurts like a bruise - but it feels sorta solid - not squishy. It seems ...
 

Had broken ribs and pneumothorax. Shin was bruised and swollen and itches now. Have swollen ankle. Advise?

and swollen for several weeks after the initial injury. Three months later, the injury site is still dark ... was kicked in the shin by another horse and ended up on the ground with 3 broken ribs and a pneumothorax ...
 

Severe cough, blurred vision, dizziness, broken ribs. Taking medicines for depression and High Bp. Diagnosis?

with albuteral inhaler PRN use & Advire inhaler BID. But after a vaccine shot fot this years flu & a whooping ... & short I ve had & been treated for a sinus infection, laryngitis that lasted over a month ...
 

Broken ribs, swelling on the back of rib cage. CT scan suggested. Advise?

I just went to the doctor after I had broken three ribs three months ago. Over the last three to five days the swelling on the back of my rib cage has increased to the size of a softball. They took x ...
 

Could painful rib while coughing indicate a broken rib?

discomfort. I woke up Monday in a little pain. Wednesday however when i woke up i was in alot of pain hurts to breathe. Hurts to move cough. Could i have broken a rib? ...
 

Does extreme pain in left rib indicate a broken rib ?

it sounds like is an over strained muscle ? Or could it actually be a broken rib like I ve been reading ...I m having extreme pain in my left rib . It s anywhere from a very uncomfortable feeling to a sharp ...
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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.
 
How do you treat a broken rib
Just conservative management, pain killers, and strapping ,rest , physiotherapy, thanks
 
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
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