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A 42-year-old member asked:

Could you really know if its a bruised rib, a sore muscle, or a fractured rib?

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Dr. Gurpreet Sandhoo
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Imaging studies need: See your doctor for physical exam and x ray. Only x ray or CT exam can confirm if you have a fracture.

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