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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Displaced fractured ribs not healing

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Dr. P. T. Patil MD

how do you heal broken ribs right side back. what does rest mean ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. P. T. Patil ( Urologist)
Dr.     Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Vivek Chail MD

I fell on by right side and my doctor said I fracture r4 and crack r5 disk He said they will heal on there own, is that right ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Chail ( Radiologist)
Dr. Vivek Chail MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Chail ( Radiologist)
Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari MD

Hello, I have a fractured rib on the front of my body and it seems to be either more ribs than I ..., to what extent may I exercise? Can I jog? Will that slow or deter the healing process at... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari ( Pediatrician)

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Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I had a tree limb fall on me 8 months ago. Fractured 2 vertebrae in my back, 2 in my neck, broke and displaced ribs 7-11 in 2 places each. All in my back. Everything has healed except rib... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi MD

Six weeks after cracking a rib, it is still painful to lie down on a hard surface. have probably broken or cracked 8-10, and this is a second fracture of this rib. More importantly, it s the only time ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Sabiha Banu MD

I am 71 years old, 5 10 ,75Kgs, no side effects no problems.I fractured two ribs 7th & 8th in Feb, Xray shows healed, but pain persists only while lying down. Doctor has priscibed Etova p 400 one tab ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sabiha Banu ( Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

: bilateral rib lesions ( healing rib fractures ) So, are the ribs just fractured or do I need to be concerned ...Had breast cancer on the side of increased rib pain. Bone... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Mukesh Tiwari MD

I was in a car accident in January. I fractured two ribs on my left side. I m healing very well, with no pain in my ribs, but there is a mass about the size of a softball under my left... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukesh Tiwari ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar MD

It usually takes about 6 to 8 weeks for a rib fracture to heal completely.

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Costochoindritis ; or a fractured rib or muscle spams

Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

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...