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How Can One Best Alleviate The Pain Of A Fractured Rib And How Long Should Pain Last
Ouch!: Rib fractures can be extremely painful. We used to prescribe chest binders - a wrap that goes around your chest - to help support the area, but no longer do so because it's been found that they don't help healing or pain much. You can get some pain relief by taking anti-inflammatory medications (like ibuprofen). Be sure to not take more than recommended. Ice applied to the area might help too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How long does pain from bruised ribs last its been 2 weeks for me and still have some mild pain. X ray showed no fractures. Im 70 yrs. Old.
3 to 4 weeks: It usually takes 3, 4 even 6 weeks in some cases. ...Read more
How long does it take for fractured ribs to heal? Are there any huge risks of walking around with broken ribs?
Weeks: symptons will resolve in 2-6 weeks with complete healing from 6 weeks to 3 months ...Read more
Pain is worse : For a few days, followed by 6-8 weeks for healing. After a few days the worst pain usually is gone and it just aches with deep breathing and certain motions and many dont need pan meds. It is important to make sure you are getting a good deep breath and dont develop other issue and to determine the cause or quality of the break with xrays .....Just dont assume. ...Read more
Weeks to months: The healing time of fractures in ribs and other bones depends on displacement of fracture fragments. If no displacement fracture usually heals the quickest. Rib fractures if not displaced are one of fastest healing fractures. Hairline fracture is nondisplaced fracture.Healing begins in 10 days and usually compete by couple months. ...Read more
Same thing, differen: -terminology. the usually start to feel better in a couple weeks, & over a period of 4-8 weeks they fade away. most people can't say when they were healed & pain gone. it is gradually progressing along.. ...Read more
Fractured ribs on both sides in two accidents the last one was in feb. I can't lay my sides or my stomach cause of pain . Should i see doct or chiro ?
How long does it take for a fractured rib take to heal on a 1-2 month old infant? And would there be any physical signs such as bruising on the skin?
Red flag: I must know whether this was an injury sustained during birth, and whether the diagnosis is made by a trusted radiologist. A rib fracture in an infant is deeply concerning for inflicted trauma. I would discuss this with a trusted physician / child health care team. Often we do not truly know even those closest to us. For your sake & junior's, address this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a car accident totaled car. broke 2 ribs fractured 4 more plus collar bone. happened end of nov. how long will pain be intense. In SEVERE PAIN!!!
Another 3-4 weeks at: least, as the rib Fxs certainly hurt. Its only been 2 weeks since your accident. Things U can do to help yourself, include:- 1: Heating pad ; 2: Support your chest during Cough/sneeze, with hand(s), or a cushion that U hug; 3: Muscle relaxers; 4: Cough syrup to suppress it; 5:Request your Doc for some Intercostal blocks of anesthetic meds.maybe helpful. Good Luck. ...Read more
Two ribs fractured my fibula and dislocated my ankle, how long will it be before i'm good enough to play sports?
Depends: It sounds as though you had quite the accident. Fractured ribs are painful enough, the fracture/dislocation of an ankle can have long rehabilitation schedules. In addition, of course, it also depends on what sports you want to play. You most likely had surgery on the ankle. I would ask the surgeon for his opinion, he would know better than anyone else. Good luck. ...Read more
Hairline fracture in the ribs due to motor acc where his elbow hit on his ribs. How long to recover and speed up recovery? There is breathing difficul
I have L1 L2 L3 fractured transverse process. This is my third week. How long before these are completely healed? I also have rib 9 slight fracture. Concussion with vertigo only when I lay down. What is your treatment?
Last year my brother fractured a rib three times and is still feeling a little pain every so often. Will this go away or is it a permanent feeling ?
Rib fx: Rib fractures can commonly caused some persistent discomfort as that sometimes they do not heal completely or he'll in what we call a nonunion or a pseudoarthrosis. They can move ever so slightly and can cause some discomfort this may diminish with time but there may be a small component of persistence over the long-term ...Read more
I got tackled by a stray dog. I hit the ground hard. For the last two days I've had a pain in my floating rib area. Could a rib be fractured?
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