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Posterior rib fracture

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Suggest treatment for rib fracture

Hey there, I was thrown from a horse and fractured rib right hand side .. 2 weeks ago. Went to hospital and they xrayed and ultrasounded .. cleared me. Its been healing but then today I picked up ...

Is there any possibility of rib fracture by sneezing multiple times?

Can u break a rib by sneezing muptiple times? I have extremly sever pain aftet sneezing episode

Suggest treatment for cough and congestion causing rib fracture

Asking for my daughter: She has been coughing and congested possibly from allergies. Her OB gave her Flonase . She continued coughing and now has a fractured rib. What can she take to quickly heal? ...

What causes soreness in the rib area after rib fracture?

I feel and broke 2 ribs about 4 months ago. I do not have any pain nor are they sore to the touch. However on the days after I go to the gym and lift weights, I have some soreness in the rib area. I was thinking I should be completely healed by...

What are the long term effects of rib fractures and severe migraines after an accident?

What are the long term effects of having all your ribs broken on the left side of your body and severe migraine headaches? By getting hit and ran over by a car ?
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Severe back injury, rib fractures, basal atelectasis. Prescribed painkillers. Cure?

Hello, I fell on my back, from a standing position, onto a solid teak table which broke in two. The investigation revealed posterior rib fractures , basal atelectasis, and basal consolidation. The only treatment ...

Child having multiple healing posterior rib fractures. Alkaline phosphate more in blood count. How these fractures happened?

Hi. A year ago me and my partner found out our 6 month old daughter had multiple healing posterior rib fractures to her 6th,7th,8th,9th, all to her left side and both10th ribs. Also a fracture to her ...

Postmenopausal osteoporosis of spine, taking medicine , stopped. Rib fractures. Why is she getting fractures?

changed health care providers. In the last two years, she has had 3 spontaneous rib fractures at 6th-8th rib level, posterior, two on one side and one on the other. She is now being told that her bones ...

How to treat pelvic and rib fracture?

, no improvement. She is sp 2 weeks fall down a flight of steps with pelvic fracture and rib fracture ...

Suggest treatment for rib fracture in and accident

there now. Could it just be a rib fracture on the right under the breast or near the breastbone? I know that there isn t much the docs can do for rib fractures. I am 140 pds and 5 9 . ...

Suggest treatment for rib fracture pain

Hurt my left lower ribs 8 weeks ago, told it was a rib frature (2 ribs) but it still hurts just as bad as it did one week after injury. Should they do something else? I am wearing a rib brace and taking ibuprofen once or twice a day. No cough or...

What causes a single rib fracture in baby's back ?

what causes a single rib fracture in baby back left the 9th all other test for abuse have not shown shaken baby ...

Cough, thick mucus, sore ribs, fractured vertebrae. Help?

then a year. I fractured 6 vertebreas by compression in the past year. 4 L spine , 2 t spine, oh!! and one rid ...

Dog jumped on lower right floating rib, heard a crack sound. Is it a rib fracture?

, should we be concerned that the rib fractured or cracked? ...

Bone scan showed foci of radiotracer uptake, had rib fractures. Meaning?

consistent with rib fractures . I fractured them from coughing, which was September 2012. Should my ribs ...
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doing benchpress and accidentally bounced the bar off my chest one time. Is it possible that this action caved in or moved my Chestwall inward ?
Hello. May be a rib fracture but will the chest wall cave inwards? that much weight would be too heavy to even lift. regards
can a fractured rib heal on its own without medical help, if so how long does it take ?
HI. Most of the times the rib fractures heal on their own as there is no definite treatment except in some cases we can wire them or so. It takes about 3 to 6 weeks for it to heal Consult an Ortho Surgeon
Last week I fell and hit the rt side of my breast. It hurts when I move fast,twist,bend ovr or breath deep. Do u think I bruised a rib n how long til it better
A rib fracture is very painful condition and it hurts all the time during breathing and also during upper limb movements. It could be a soft tissue contusion. Do take pain killers like Ibuprofen
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