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A 62-year-old female asked:

I fractured left rib 6, 7, 8,9 in 2008. i still have soreness, sometimes abit more than other times. is this common all these years later ?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Maybe: It's not uncommon to have aches and pains years after an injury. If it's mild, I wouldn't worry about it. If it's limiting your activities, or more severe, see you doctor for a more complete evaluation and ask in an X-ray it crashes scan is appropriate. Hope this helps!

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