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what are the symptoms of torn cartilage in the ribs

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Time: Rib contusions take time to heal, sometimes4-6 wks.An antiinflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen may be helpful for a short time. If your pain is not im ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Conservative care: Generally this type of injury will just take time and conservative care for healing. I would recommend regular use of NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen or Aleve ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
50 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rib pain interventin: If your pain and disability is really related to rib arthrosis (joint failure), you may need surgery. Before that, try all families of anti inflammat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Medical THC: There are many other safer medications for this pain. I would strongly advise against medical thc.
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
NO probable muscle: It is very common to injury some of the muscles in between the ribs especially if you over stretch. "cartilage" in the surface between wo bones where ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Wharton
64 years experience Psychiatry
Pregabalin: Lyrica (pregabalin) worth a trial or caamzepiner.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get examined!: At age 55 your most common cause for this pain would still be 'impingement' ( or bursitis). Labral tears causing this pain are less likely unless asso ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No home remedies. ..: ...The symptoms r catching, locking, giving out, needs exam by orthopedic surgeon who can make the diagnosis by exam ; ur history, as well as an mri.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
22 years experience Podiatry
Pain, joint swelling: Pain and joint swelling.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pain : Locking knee swelling and pain.
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