A 37-year-old member asked:
what can i do to help bruised ribs heal faster?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Miller answered
35 years experience Wound care
Natural timing: With injury to our tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help.
Answered on May 22, 2019
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