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Can bruised ribs cause nausea?

Can bruised ribs cause nausea?

Ribs: The pain from bruised ribs can in some people cause nausea. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more


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My right rib hurts under my breast. No bruise. No injury. Nausea-no vomiting. Causes?

My right rib hurts under my breast. No bruise. No injury. Nausea-no vomiting.  Causes?

Muscular: You likely either hurt the muscle or bruised the bone, especially if it hurts to the touch. Would take an anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen for a few days to see if it gets better. If you have other symptoms or problems breathing you may need to see your doctor. It may take several weeks to go away ...Read more

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Finding bruises all over my rib cage my back & legs. No appetite for 4 days and no bowel movements. Nausea pain in joints feeling unwell. Advice?

Finding bruises all over my rib cage my back & legs. No appetite for 4 days and no bowel movements. Nausea pain in joints feeling unwell. Advice?

You may have a: Serious condition involving an autoimmune disease called TTP (thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura) or HUS (hemolytic uremic syndrome), both of which could cause these bruises in the middle trunk and/or lower extremities. Please proceed to the nearest emergency room facility to be checked out properly. Do not wait do it now. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Please bruised feeling in. chest nauseas dizzy weak. Feeling?

Please bruised feeling in. chest nauseas dizzy weak. Feeling?

Should check heart: A person with bruising aches at the chest or left shoulder can see her doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one has chest symptoms and has nausea, or some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, she may be having a heart attack, and can go to the ER by ambulance. ...Read more

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Female 59 tender under ribs where ribs join, feel like a spare tyre, bloated, not firm lump but resistant, thicker tissue to touch, diarrheoa, nausea?

Female 59 tender under ribs where ribs join, feel like a spare tyre, bloated, not firm lump but resistant, thicker tissue to touch, diarrheoa, nausea?

Lump?: I have read your question several times and it is just unclear to me where you are saying the lump is. Please clarify that and also exactly what your question is. ...Read more

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Pain left side of stomach near ribs with nausea. Feels bruised like dull pain and shoots down left side. Have it for two days now?

Pain left side of stomach near ribs with nausea. Feels bruised like dull pain and shoots down left side. Have it for two days now?

Left sided pain: Any urinary symptoms or fever? Left sided flank pain may be a sign of a kidney stone (depends on your age) or possibly a kidney infection. Have you noticed any issues with your urine — darker or blood? If so — could be the infection or stone. Initially I would push fluids. If no improvement — probably best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Please bruised feeling in. Chest nausea dizziness whole time worst before and after bowel movement feels like fainting?

Please bruised feeling in. Chest nausea dizziness whole time worst before and after bowel movement feels like fainting?

Symptoms: What you describe is worth seeing a doctor and getting checked out. Several things could cause those symptoms some not a big deal but some which could be. ...Read more

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Hospital 4 dehydration. Since, nausea,gas, bloating,floating stools, .5 white.5 brown stools, pain in back under right ribs,prone2 bruise, tired.what isit?

Hospital 4 dehydration. Since, nausea,gas, bloating,floating stools, .5 white.5 brown stools, pain in back under right ribs,prone2 bruise, tired.what isit?

Gastroenterologist: Your may have gluten sensitivity or intolerance. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you and order the appropriate tests and treatment including dietary instructions. ...Read more

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What to do if I have cracked or bruised ribs?

What to do if I have cracked or bruised ribs?

X-rays fine?: If you have been checked for any lung puncture and the ribs are just cracked, you should have been prescribed pain medication. A muscle relaxant can help in addition. A lidocaine patch could help (script). You can use your hand or a pillow as a splint when you need to move or take those deep breaths. Heating pad helps. Be sure to see a doc if you have any fever, cough, or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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So tired and lethargic with bruised ribs, what's wrong?

So tired and lethargic with bruised ribs, what's wrong?

See your doctor: You are portraying potentially serious symptoms. Call your doctor and if your doctor is unable to see you quickly, go to urgent care or emergency department. Tired and lethargy could be due to serious condition and if it is related to trauma, you need assessment for any potential injuries. IF it is related spontaneous bruising, this will can portend more serious problems. Please see a provider now ...Read more

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What are the best ways to take care of bruised ribs, (or muscle around the ribs)?

What are the best ways to take care of bruised ribs, (or muscle around the ribs)?

Rest: Rest, warm compresses to area, deep breathing exercises to prevent pneumonia from occurring. Topical herbal poultices can be helpful for pain and speeding recovery. I get good results with recovazon topical gel. Check my website for details www.Medac4u. Com. ...Read more

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How do I care for bruised ribs?

How do I care for bruised ribs?

Rest, meds: There is not much you can do for bruised ribs
you will need to rest until symptoms resolve and nsaids may help.
It's good to get a xray to make sure you don't have a fracture which will obviously take 6-8 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a few bruised ribs?

What are the symptoms of having a few bruised ribs?

See below: Usually bruised ribs will feel sore at the site of the bruise. Other symptoms might be difficulty with breathing because the ribs move when we breathe. When ribs are actually broken there is a remote chance that a broken piece can puncture the lung underneath it which would cause severe shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What are powerful ways to reduce the pain of bruised ribs?

Tylenol/NSAIDs: Regular over the counter pain meds can ease the pain. Alternating warmth and cool may help. Narcotics should not be required. If pain is severe confirm no fracture. ...Read more

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What kind of pain pills can I take for bruised ribs?

What kind of pain pills can I take for bruised ribs?

NSAIDS: Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medications can be very helpful for musculoskeletal pain. My patients have found auricular acupuncture superior to both nsaids and narcotics for rib fractures/ pain. ...Read more

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What would cause pain under left ribs when bending over? No trauma or bruised ribs!

A couple of thoughts: Pain like you describe is usually seen with enlargement of the spleen. This is typically due to a viral infection, such as mono. Constipation and pockets of gas in your colon can also do this. ...Read more

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My husband have severely bruised ribs not broken. What can he do for pain, and to help heal them? He's in a lot of pain!!!!!! Please help.

My husband have severely bruised ribs not broken. What can he do for pain, and to help heal them? He's in a lot of pain!!!!!! Please help.

Very: Painful injury. NSAIDs will help with the pain and inflammation. But he may need something stronger to help him rest at night. Unfortunately this injury is hard to treat. Everything he does he will feel it in his ribs. Time will help best if all. Talk to your doctor about some treatment options ...Read more

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I have bruising on my back and side area, could that have something to do with broken or bruised ribs?

I have bruising on my back and side area, could that have something to do with broken or bruised ribs?

Trauma: This type of bruising is usually due to trauma. If you are experiencing rib pain you should obtain a chest xray. If there is no history of recent injury/trauma, you must have your blood checked for bleeding disorders. ...Read more

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How much time can bruised ribs last?

How much time can bruised ribs last?

Weeks: Weeks or a month or more if fractured. ...Read more

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How long does it take bruised ribs to heal?

How long does it take bruised ribs to heal?

Depends: It depends on the severity and whether there is a fracture involved, but it could be 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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What can I do to help bruised ribs heal faster?

What can I do to help bruised ribs heal faster?

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 the fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help. ...Read more

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Pain for bruised ribs. What can I take to help the pain?

NSAIDS: Ibuprofen, the generic for Motrin, or naproxen, the generic for Aleve, are both good options. Bruised ribs can take a while to heal and can hurt just as much as a fracture. Remember to take regular deep breaths when you have bruised or fractured ribs so that you don't develop lung infections. ...Read more

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Had bruised ribs in Afghanistan in 2011. Now I get sharp pains in left lower part of ribs and both sides are sore most of the time. Any idea?

Had bruised ribs in Afghanistan in 2011. Now I get sharp pains in left lower part of ribs and both sides are sore most of the time. Any idea?

Rib pain: The bruises that you had before on you ribs will cause inflammation in the cartilage part of the ribs and late will cause pain it called costocomdritis it could be very painful you need to apply warm compressor or pads and take ibuprofen 600-800 mg every six hours for 5-7 days ...Read more

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Please advise if it's okay to play baseball with minor bruised ribs after several days of rest?

Yes: I don't see any problem with that. Let pain be your guide — if playing results in severe pain then you may need to continue resting a few more days. If pain remains severe/persistent then see a doctor to get evaluation/x-rays. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my lower left back, and for somereason i also feel symptoms that of bruised ribs, the bruising pain is isolated down on bottom left.?

I have a rash on my lower left back, and for somereason i also feel symptoms that of bruised ribs, the bruising pain is isolated down on bottom left.?

See a DR.: Maybe you have shingles. If you have shingles (zoster), the pill for it is most effective if started on the first, second, or third day. Your dr. Will be able to determine what you have. ...Read more

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What kind of compensation should we be looking at for whip lash bruised ribs, back pain and sciatica resulting?

Cannot say: This is a question better answered by an attorney not a doctor. A doctor can help you with your physical problems but is not in a position to discuss compensation with you. ...Read more