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Need surgery to fix broken and dislocated rib. I am wondering if I will have to stay in hospital and if so for how long.
You need to take-: -this up with your surgeon, only he can answer that question. ...Read more
Had my neck, back adjusted and a dislocated rib popped back in. Came home and started feeling very warm and feverish. Is this normal?
Fever: is usually not normal. Whether is related to the adjusted and the dislocated may be hard to tell. Let the person that adjusted your neck know your symptoms ...Read more
My chiropractor told me I have a dislocated rib. He keeps adjusting it in place but it keeps popping back out. I'm icing it. What should I do next?
Should a chiropractor be able to fix a dislocated rib in one visit? I was given a very gentle adjustmt & some PT, and asked to return tomorrow. Legit?
Most of us not chiro: Most MD doctors are not chiropractors, & so it wd b improper for any of us to say. (Like commenting on ur neighbor's mother-in-law, it's not our place). If u get any lasting benefit from it, then I wd say it works for u, and u can keep using it. But again, I am not sure how many of us know what chiropractors do, nor if there is any scientific basis for it. But please let us know how it goes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i go in to the hospital for a dislocated rib? I was in a altercation last night with a family member had to get between a 14 year old teenage boy and my wife because he was pushing her and he hit me in the face several times. While i tackled him to
Fell 2weeks ago, dislocated rib on Lt. side, collarbone, shoulder blade& shoulder hurts& swollen the more I use it the more it hurts. what could it be
Shoulder pain fall: Since it still hurts after 2 weeks would repeat xrays as some fractures may not show up initially . Would also follow up with an orthopedist that specializes in shoulders and consider an MRI as you may have a labral or rotator cuff tear as well or bursitis. F/U witt orthopedist this week . ...Read more
Fell 2weeks ago, dislocated rib on Lt. side, collarbone, shoulder blade& shoulder hurts& swollen the more I use it the more it hurts. what could it be?
Dislocated rib hurts: Was rib put back in place? Most likely related to the trauma that dislocated rib. May need arm sling to see if that helps. What did your x-rays show? ...Read more
How do you tell if pain under lower right ribs is emergent? It may be a dislocated rib. Hist eds. It aches and occasional pain when moving around.
You'll know: Pain in the chest wall that is worse when you move or push on the chest wall is minor. You've got Ehlers-Danlos and can expect some nuisance discomfort like this. Pain that should bring you to the emergency room is obviously not normal pain and you'll know if it happens to you. ...Read more
Need surgery to fix broken, dislocated rib. Would like to know if I have to stay in hospital and if so for how long don't see doctor until Tuesday?
It could, but...: True rib dislocations are caused by high energy trauma, not bad posture, muscle spasm, or ctd. There are some health professionals that reportedly manipulate dislocated ribs back in place, however, anatomically the joint bet. Rib and vertebrae is so rigid that the dislocation/relocation process is a trauma/surgery relationship. See your ob/gyn or pcp for an exam and to discuss other causes ; tx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: The usual symptoms are pain, principally on breathing, and shortness of breath. Confirmation is by chest x-ray. ...Read more
Maybe: Chest pain can herald many problems but dislocated ribs do not arise out of nowhere they are traumatic injuries. Sudden sharp chest pain on one half of chest can be a collapsed lung - especially if associated with significant shortness of breath. Similar pain can also be from an infection in the pleural space (next to the lung). Dull pain in middle of the chest can be from heart or esophagus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time: Becareful of the term dislocates ribs. The small rib joints (where they attach) can get sprained but rarely completely dislocate. Either way, they will take their time to heal. Occasionally therapy may be helpful for any soft tissue massages. ...Read more
Not playing would be: the best advice as otherwise you are reinjuring it again & again. If you do have to play, then do check with your local Orthopod and Some Taping could be done to the affected area to give you some relief, which unfortunately will last only till some one bumps into that area or you hit it with your own hand or elbow. ...Read more
Why mri? Dislocated first rib is result of torn ligament and I have neurological issues now. Gp said that it would have diagnosed it earlier!
Not sure of ?: I'm unsure of what you are asking. If you are having neurological deficits thought to be related to a first rib issue, MRI would help to confirm this. It would also be helpful in terms of planning treatment. First rib dislocations are very rare and are usually from very high energy traumatic events. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dislocated 1st rib prescribed 2 weeks 10/325 Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) twice daily and 10mg Valium once daily! Are these safe to together? Will i need to wean off Valium?
I've been coughing for almost 3 weeks now, this has caused me serious pain in my rib area on both sides... Could I have a rib dislocated or broken?
It's possible,but: More likely is ,you have sore muscles of the chest wall,muscle soreness,from all the coughing.Your breathing muscles contract forcefully every time you cough,and therefore,become very sore with prolonged coughing.Time to c a doc to find out why u r coughing and get treatment. ...Read more
Had an accident and was told I dislocated two upper ribs on the left side from the spine. it has been 30 days since injury can I fix it on my own?
Can a dislocated or slipped rib put pressure on your organs like the kidneys in your back or any organ? I read it can.
Rib injury: It usually takes an injury to dislocate a rib from the spine or sternum(breast bone). This results in severe pain and can cause significant damage to the lungs, heart or some nerves. Mild dislocations are less painful and may need no treatment unlike a dislocated rib. A physician should be consulted for significant rib injuries. ...Read more
How long would it take for slit wrists, internal bleeding, dislocated jaw, craked ribs, fracutured skull to heal?
Weeks to never: Everything listed other than a dislocated jaw normally would take weeks to heal. A dislocated jaw may never heal or correctly go back into a normal condition. Once the ligaments are stretched or ruptured, they will never be the same again. ...Read more
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