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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
One option: I am amazed at how well the pain from fractured ribs responds to auricular Acupuncture. Wish I had known about it when I broke my rib.

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
42 years experience Podiatry
How about a bicycle?: How about a bicycle? You should be able to do lower extremity exercises but try them slowly to see how you do
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Lidocaine : (get evaluation because it is life threatening for some). A Lidocaine patch. Ask compounding pharmacy for cheap version. While you are healing, 6 week ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fractured Ribs.: Unless there is a visible gross deformity - x-rays are taken. A physical examination & medical history should also be obtained.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
How long: How long has it been? Rib fracture pain can be seen for months after injury. I tell my patients that with or without rib surgery, they can expect pa ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No: Pericarditis is inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Rivas
34 years experience Pediatrics
NO: I have never heard of anything like this. The broken ribs are a result of a significant blunt trauma to the are unlikely to happen during the placeme ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can occur: It can occur. Correct hand placement & degree of pressure will help to avoid that. However some people may be more prone to fractures - such an elder ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Coupled with medical history, one can possibly determine if this fracture pathological in nature or secondary to an injury.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The pain tends to radiate down the length of the rib and can actually seem like chest pain. Hope this helps!

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