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Fell From First Floor Window Of Frat House Is My Rib Broken Or Bruised
Rib: X ray and examination needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
My nephew , 25, fell out of an window and injured an rib. this was 3 days ago and now he feels nauseous. he did not go and see an doctor. should he?
Yes: I'm not sure how far he fell but if he is unwell he shod be examined today. All the best. ...Read more
I fell onto the edge of a bed. Landed on my ribs or back? It's bruised. Can't bend back can't lie down or sit down. Stand up on a tilt what've I done
I suggest you: go visit your doctor for an evaluation. Only after a physical examination will he/she be able to tell who what exactly may or may not be going on. ...Read more
I fell while biking ten days ago and landed perpendicular on the handlebars, which impaled me right at the inner edge of my rib on the left side. I have minimal external bruising, but have been in regular pain since the accident, particularly when lying d
8 weeks ago I fell hard on my right side and bruised my ribs. Shortly after I started coughing up small amounts of phlegm (non smoker). Cause?
Two weeks ago i fell on my right side hurting my rib cage .Had some xrays done they said just bruised and inflammed ribs however not getting better?
See below: It takes several weeks to heel. If it persists, return to your doctor. ...Read more
I bruised my rib one week ago today when I fell in the shower. When can I start using the ab machines again at the gym? Or my regular weight machines?
When it feels ok: If you have a rib bruise, there is no medical reason you can't exercise. The limiting factor is pain. If you hurt too much, don't force it. Give yourself time to heal. When the exercises don't bother you more than you can take, go ahead and resume your normal exercise schedule. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I fell at work and bruised my ribs i haven't really been able to get a good nights sleep is there a certain way I should be sleeping or just cowboyup?
Tough situation!: Bruised and/or broken ribs are painful. It seems like no position is comfortable for sleeping. You might try sleeping in a recliner if you have one. I've even had patients who found it most comfortable to sit at a table and lean forward on pillows to sleep. An anti-inflammatory medication may help if you can take one without adverse symptoms. Good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more