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A 30-year-old female asked:

Had a car accident totaled car. broke 2 ribs fractured 4 more plus collar bone. happened end of nov. how long will pain be intense. in severe pain!!!

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Another 3-4 weeks at: least, as the rib Fxs certainly hurt. Its only been 2 weeks since your accident. Things U can do to help yourself, include:- 1: Heating pad ; 2: Support your chest during Cough/sneeze, with hand(s), or a cushion that U hug; 3: Muscle relaxers; 4: Cough syrup to suppress it; 5:Request your Doc for some Intercostal blocks of anesthetic meds.maybe helpful. Good Luck.

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