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Fractured Rib Extreme Pain When Coughing
Have a cough i can't shake off, extreme pain in ribs then developed limiting movement, pain has now improved but a hard lump is on my rib, fractured?
Let me explain: To get red of that cough you have to use the right antibiotic, add to it some decongestant and breathing treatment, as far the lump it could be broken rib or it could costochondritis, x-ray will be able to show if the rib broken. It is not usual to pain in the ribs when you that sever cough. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
I've had cough. It's like a pulling sensation almost. Do you think i might've fractured a rib, advise?
Have 2 ribs fractured as result of a cough.Is vitamine d and calcium supp a good option for healing?
Partner had accident 2yrs ago, fractured t9 ribs and "small" lung puncture. No surgery. Ongoing minor cough all seasons ever since. Any correlation?
Probably not: An isolated rib fracture and small pneumothorax should leave no lasting effects. If the cough is productive, especially mixed with blood, the initial injury may have been more severe than described. Follow up with your primary physician or get seen by a pulmonologist for a more complete examination and testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doctor, Is coughing up blood a sysptom of hairline fractured ribs
Not like big amounts just on flemmy cough (green thick)?
No: Coughing up blood can be a sign of infection or pulmonary embolus or heart valve condition. If severely short of breath or chest pain or lightheaded go to emergency room. Otherwise see primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment this is a serious symptom needs a evaluation ...Read more
A sure Dx may need: Imaging of some type or at least a direct exam might be needed to know for sure, but if there is no pain otherwise, it could be an internal bruise or soft tissue injury from excessive coughing or sneezing. People can pull muscles through those when they are violent. A binding (not too tight) might minimize the pain. Ask your provider to check it out and offer advice based on findings. Good luck. ...Read more
I m 41yrs, suffering from dry cough with extreme pain on left side ribs or don't know where. Taking pain killer sos &cough syrup.
See PCP or Dr. soon: If your dry could and painful ribs aren't resolved with cough syrup, it's time to see your pcp to find out what is going on. Your sore ribs are probably from coughing so much, but you need to see whether it's an upper respiratory infection, or something more severe needing a chest xray. Your pcp can examine you more closely to determine the cause, and help with the pain. ...Read more
I have had pain on my left side right below my rib for almost 2 weeks. I have not been sick but it sends extreme pain when I laugh, cough, or sneeze. ?
Blowing nose & heard a pop/crack noise from rib area. Now have severe sharp pain when moving, breathing, coughing, etc. Do u think it may be fractured?
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