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

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Dr. Fred Bagares
13 years experience Sports Medicine
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.
Answered on Oct 7, 2018
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