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Home Remedies For Bruised Ribs
What's the home treatment for a cracked lower rib near the backbone? No insurance, certain there's not much a doctor can do for it. No bruising @ 34hr?
Cracked rib: Time will heal it, for pain, analgesics, ice or heat will help. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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 breath. 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
NSAIDS: Ibuprofen, the generic for Motrin, or naproxen, the generic for Aleve, are both good options. Bruised ribs can take awhile 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: Pain/discomfort which may be increased with respirations. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bruising on my back and side area, could that have something to do with broken or bruised ribs?
What kind of compensation should we be looking at for whip lash bruised ribs, back pain and sciatica resulting?
Will my bruised ribs cause me not to have a bowel movement I bruised my ribs a week and a half ago I haven't had a bowel moement for 4-5 days I also have i.B.S. So don't know if the hurt ribs are effecting me or not I damaged them (ribs) in the front and
Bruised: Bruised ribs won't prevent you from moving your bowels, but it's natural to feel afraid of moving your bowels if it causes you to have rib pain. It's a psychological thing. Speaking from personal experience, the best thing you can do is try to relax. When the fruit is ripe, it falls from the tree! Ask your doctor if it's ok to take a mild stool softener like dulcolax, so you'll not strain and have rib pain. Sit, relax, give yourself time, bring something to read to distract you, and let nature take its course, and don't feel you must go. Believe me, you will go when you're ready. ...Read more
I have had sever rib pain for a week now. My dr said it may be bruised ribs but last nicght I pooped lots of blood and this morning to. .
See a physician: You need to see a doctor about this. ...Read more
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