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Bruised, cracked, and broken rib. Should I leave him?

Bruised, cracked, and broken rib. Should I leave him?

If: If you are implyiing that "he" injured you, then yes, you should get away from such an individual. No one should be abused. (if I am understaning you correctly.) be careful, have a support group - speak to someone i.E social worker, psychologist, the police to make sure you seperate in a manner that will not put you in more jeopardy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have cracked or bruised ribs?

What to do if I have cracked or bruised ribs?

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 more

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Can you get a cracked/bruised rib from falling backwards?

Can you get a cracked/bruised rib from falling backwards?

Yes you can.: Broken ribs are most commonly the result of blunt trauma. A simple fall can result in a broken rib or two. Most heal on their own without surgery, but it appears that multiple broken ribs that affect breathing do better when fixed with modern plate and screw devices. ...Read more

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Fell while skiing and heard a crack. Think I broke a rib but no visible bruising. Pain when cough or deep breath but can move around. Any advise?

Fell while skiing and heard a crack. Think I broke a rib but no visible bruising. Pain when cough or deep breath but can move around. Any advise?

Let it heal: Even if you broke a rib, there is nothing to be done about it as long as you have no other symptoms than the ones you described. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is there anything strong enough to help my pain from my cracked rib, bruised rib, and bronchidus? Im 37 and i injured myself on a water slide at wet n wild last sunday. I was laying down on the slide on a mat, when the slide turned it slammed me against t

Hello. : Hello. Although nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications like Motrin can sometimes be very helpful, it may not be strong enough for the pain control you are looking for. You might need narcotics and you can only get that by prescription. If you don't have medical insurance you might look into a clinic in your area that provides sliding fee services. Take care. ...Read more

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Cracked, bruised or broken rib? Not sure, but regular chest X-ray can or cannot tell?

Cracked, bruised or broken rib? Not sure, but regular chest X-ray can or cannot tell?

Need further work: With this, you'll need further work up. A chest ct scan will tell for sure, but the treatment migh be the same: time. It really depends on your situation and what's injured. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a few bruised ribs?

What are the symptoms of having a few bruised ribs?

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

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What are the symptoms of a bruised rib- what does it feel like?

Pain: A bruised rib is mainly painful, especially if you breathe in or if you push on it. A chest or rib xray can tell if the rib is bruised or broken, although, in reality, unless there is collapse of the lung, there is nothing really to do about a broken rib except for time and healing. ...Read more

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Unexplained bruising on left under ribs. 3 painless bruises. No injury or other symptoms. ?

Unexplained bruising on left under ribs. 3 painless bruises. No injury or other symptoms. ?

Monitor: Hi, is this just a random thing or do you get unexplained bruises a lot? If it is the former, just monitor. You could have been bruised without sensing it at the time. If it is the latter, see a doctor for more work up. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cracked rib? I have a pain in the rib area and it is sore to touch

Go see your doc: Rib fractures are painful and take a long time to heal. Go see your family doc for an xray and exam. He can offer you medication to allow you to heal and re-assure you of your diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cracked rib from a kid jumping on you?

What are the symptoms of a cracked rib from a kid jumping on you?

Simple answer: This may be too simple but pain along your ribs is the first sign. Then go see a doctor and get an x-ray. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my lower left back, and for somereason i also feel symptoms that of bruised ribs, the bruising pain is isolated down on bottom left.?

I have a rash on my lower left back, and for somereason i also feel symptoms that of bruised ribs, the bruising pain is isolated  down on bottom left.?

See a DR.: Maybe you have shingles. If you have shingles (zoster), the pill for it is most effective if started on the first, second, or third day. Your dr. Will be able to determine what you have. ...Read more

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Can you bruise ribs by pushing to feel spleen? Was doing last night and now sore to touch. don't feel spleen. 13cm spleen on ct 1 mo ago- no symptoms

Can you bruise ribs by pushing to feel spleen? Was doing last night and now sore to touch. don't feel spleen. 13cm spleen on ct 1 mo ago- no symptoms

No: You are sore because of digital manipulation, will go away. Spleen of 13 cm is normal size, no body will ever feel it manually, even in skinny persons, it needs to triple its size to be felt under the rib cage. Your spleen is fine, stop worrying about it, take care ...Read more

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Symptoms of headache, chest pains, coughing, random bruising, infections?

Sounds like more: Than can be sorted out in 400 characters. Need a visit with your doc for a complete history and exam. ...Read more