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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No,but may make-: -you sore around your ribs for a little while.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Amiodarone : It depends if this is the maintenance dose or just the early part of therapy . Typical maintenance dose is 100-200mg per day. If you have symptoms ple ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Rib injury: Hard hugs can bruise or fracture ribs. If you're having severe pain and rib cage tenderness, I recommend rib xrays so you'll know how long healing may ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Yes possible , it is one of the way to have fracture ribs besides trauma, please see your doctor for examination and x rays, if no air leak will heal ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: It is unlikely there could be serious injury to the spinal column itself by the mechanism of getting a "bear hug". That being said, other injuries co ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William m Simpson
49 years experience Family Medicine
Cracked rib?: The bear hug may have cracked a rib, but if only sore possible a "greenstick" (incomplete) break, both will heal without further treatment. Another p ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Dyspnea: If these symptoms have come on suddenly, I suggest you get seen by physician. Sudden onset of dyspnea one would consider asthma, spontaneous pneumotho ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Cracked back: Would get an LS spine x-ray make sure no fracture since he is older and may have osteoprosis so it s easier to break . try kinesiotape found in phar ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: Very important for you to see your doctor and get evaluated promptly. There are many things that can cause this but important to make sure that there ... Read More
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