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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj

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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Non-healing rib fractures

Premium Questions

Dr.  Ivan Rommstein MD

60 days fracture! question is is it well healing ? how long should we wait to remove the cast? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan Rommstein ( General Surgeon)
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. Aashish Raghu MD

I fell from between two or three feet about a week ago. I thought at the time "I fractured a rib ... vertebral "tapper" for some quick relief. How long does a rib crack generally hurt in a 62 yr. male ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aashish Raghu ( 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. Rakhi Tayal MD

on the weekends) and the X XXXXXXX showed a non healing fracture. Part of homegoing instructions is to see ... toes and the right side of my foot bruised. I went to the ED the next evening, because I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)

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Dr. Sudhir Kumar MD

5 weeks ago I crashed my bike and have a grade 2 separation of my left shoulder and have a non displaced fracture of my 2nd rib. Shoulder is healing well but, I still have pain along the... View answer

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

I broke my ankle 6 weeks ago in denver colorado. i went to a orthopedic surgeon and found i had a non displaced fracture of the distal fibula and i have had a plastic and foam cast on my leg for 6 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.    Mukesh Chugh MD

hello,my 95 year young mother has adisplaced fractured femur ,about 3 inches below her left hip socket. pins & screws would be tooooo risky.she needs a non-surgerical procedure to set the fracture ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukesh Chugh ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Muhammed Aslam TK MD

bak in due to the radiologist find something...the next day advised the infant has a fracture rib ... in healing and could these fractures be the cause of birth ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammed Aslam TK ( Pediatrician)
Dr.    Dorina Gurabardhi MD

Have had fractured ribs for 5 months now. Dr. Said it could take up to a year to heal. So far I am ... this pain for an entire year? Osteoporosis-no Age47 Multiple fractures in past year that... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar MD

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

Dr.  Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

linear fractures heal by themself. if u have no breathing problem eg pain. then dont worry. thanx

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

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...