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Naples, FL
A male asked:

Do rib cage support products andor ben gay help pain as bruised ribs heal?

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Dr. Fred Bagares
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Not exactly.: Ben gay and other topicals can help with the pain associated with bruised ribs. However, it doesn't usually speed up the process. Bruised ribs can be painful for a couple of weeks 4-8 weeks so be patient with it.
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