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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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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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Please help can't take the pain! My (r) shoulder blade bottom tip along with all (r) side ribs hurt so bad, only relief when cracked or medicine?

Get diagnosis: Radiating pain can have many causes. Treatment should be specific. Get it diagnosed properly. A physiatrist might help. ...Read more

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I have right side upper chest or back pain can't tell where it is it's constant and worsens when I move I'm thinking a rib is cracked or something?

I have right side upper chest or back pain can't tell where it is it's constant and worsens when I move I'm thinking a rib is cracked or something?

Your symptoms are: Most likely musculoskeletal but could also be pulmonary or vascular or neurological. If they persist it would be important to see a health care provider for evaluation and avoid potentially serious consequences. ...Read more

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How to tell if I cracked a rib, or just injured a muscle in center of mid back, below shoulder blades? Pain when bending but not if stationary.

Get an x-ray: An x-ray would be necessary to diagnose a fractured rib. Usually a fractured rib would be painful with movement, deep breathing or coughing. It would also be tender on feeling it. The center of the back would be an unusual location for a rib fracture--it should be off to one side or the other. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a rib fracture after getting my back cracked?

How do I know if I have a rib fracture after getting my back cracked?

Exam & X-ray: Unusual, but if there was a flaw in the rib- cyst or some other weakness it may be possible.
Broken ribs have happened with coughing!
sometimes we can feel a callous or rough spot or movement.
Generall, x-ray of the chest and some specific rib films will solve the issue. ...Read more

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Ymy rib feels really sore almost like cracked. Had no trauma. It hurts to move period. And sends a sharp pain in my back to my pelvic.

Well, did you: Recently have a lot of coughing? You could have a muscle strain. Try aleve (naproxen) if no contraindications but as always see a doc for fever, getting worse, etc. If the pain starts there and is happening from the ribs it is pain control but don't want to mislead if I haven't examined. ...Read more

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Hurt rib 3d ago box. Got X-r, nothing, ER said maybe crack. Back pain near spine lowest ribs, yesterday receded for 6 hours after popping sound, now pain again started during laying in bed. Is it dislocated, treatment?

Hurt rib 3d ago box. Got X-r, nothing, ER said maybe crack. Back pain near spine lowest ribs, yesterday receded for 6 hours after popping sound, now pain again started during laying in bed. Is it dislocated, treatment?

Yes: What you are describing is pretty "classical" for subluxing (partial dislocating) ribs at the posterior cartilage connection with your spine.
UNFORTUNATELY you cannot "splint" your chest (you need to breathe / cough. If the pain is severe an injection may be helpful!
Consult your PCP (Primary Care Provider =) for hands on diagnosis and treatment!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a pain in my chest which is worse when I press on it above my right breast and in same place in back? Don't think I've cracked anything? Stress?

Maybe stress: Mental stress can cause aches and pains, and it can also make us notice "real" aches and pains more. It's impossible to know the root cause over the internet, it could be a muscle strain, bruised rib, etc. If it doesn't get better soon, please see a doctor in person. You could also try aspirin, ibuprofen, or acetominophen (tylenol) to see if that helps. ...Read more

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Months of right upper back tightness. Right upper chest tightness as well. Feels like it needs to crack but doesn't. What could this be??

Months of right upper back tightness. Right upper chest tightness as well. Feels like it needs to crack but doesn't. What could this be??

See doctor: This could be almost anything. I recommend a physical examination. Your physician might want to do a chest x-ray. If your doctor doesn't find anything serious, a chiropractor might be of some use. ...Read more

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I have discoloration on my chest, neck, back, and the beginning of my butt crack, how can I make it lighter or make it go away, my doctor said its fungis?

I have discoloration on my chest, neck, back, and the beginning of my butt crack, how can I make it lighter or make it go away, my doctor said its fungis?

Dermatomycosis: If your doctor recognized this as a local superficial skin infection I am sure they also told you what to put on it to help eradicate it. If you prefer to use otc there are numerous agents that your friendly pharmacist will recommend. ...Read more

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cardiac is fine, chest pain for two months now. Weight on chest and back, chest cracks, back crack, stinging/dull ache when breathing in deeply/ not?

cardiac is fine, chest pain for two months now. Weight on chest and back, chest cracks, back crack, stinging/dull ache when breathing in deeply/ not?

How do you know?: The doc who declared Cardiac is fine, can lend a helping hand and rule out other causes. A thorough history and physical are the first steps. From what limited information you gave it's very difficult to conclude anything. In the meantime, if you're not allergic and your kidneys are fine I would suggest you take some Aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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How is a cracked rib treated?

How is a cracked rib treated?

Rib fracture: Rib fractures are usually treated conservatively and there is no specific cast. This mostly means pain control. Some people use braces but they are of questionable clinical value. Most fracture heal spontaneously without any problems. ...Read more

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How do you treat a cracked rib?

How do you treat a cracked rib?

Gnenrslly nothing: It depends on the severity and if there is an associated flail chest or punctured lung or hemopneumothorax which require urgent care. However in the vast majority of cases nothing is done. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to crack a rib?

What does it feel like to crack a rib?

Rib: Tender to touch, sore with breathing, redness, swelling, may show on x-ray. ...Read more

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Can you crack a rib by coughing strenuously?

Can you crack a rib by coughing strenuously?

Possible: It is possible but less likely to crack a rib by coughing as most healthy people would actually strain the muscles. Rib fracture by coughing would raise suspicion of brittle bones and most doctors would try to find another cause which would have weakened the bone. ...Read more

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Could I still workout normally with a cracked rib?

Could I still workout normally with a cracked rib?

Possibly.: It may be difficult, because as your breathing rate rises with exercise, it could cause pain from the fractured rib. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to treat pain for a rib I cracked 4 years ago?

Is there anything I can do to treat pain for a rib I cracked 4 years ago?

Rib FX: Pain lasting this long should be investigated for other causes. Sometimes there may be a nonunion of the fx. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I believe I cracked my rib, what are some ways to relieve the pain while it heals?

Multiple meds: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, narcotics, anti seizure medicine, and antidepressants. If severe, an intercostal nerve block can relieve the rib pain. ...Read more

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I don't know if I have a cracked rib, but something cracked when I was lifting a chair over railing. Can you tell me?

I don't know if I have a cracked rib, but something cracked when I was lifting a chair over railing. Can you tell me?

Does it hurt when: You take a deep breath? If yes, you may have a rib fracture. See this site to decide if your should see your doctor for an x-ray. Incidentally a rib fracture will heal without external immobilization.
http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/fractured-rib-topic-overview. ...Read more

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How long does a shot of toridoll last in your system. I got a shot yesterday at 12pm. I took a bad fall and I cracked a rib.

How long does a shot of toridoll last in your system. I got a shot yesterday at 12pm. I took a bad fall and I cracked a rib.

About 6 hours: After which you may need something else for pain. Cracked ribs are very painful and tend to cause more pain when taking a deep breath. It is very important to treat the pain adequately so that a person will not avoid taking deep breaths, as this can lead to pneumonia. You may need a prescription for pain med; try requesting a prescription from the provider who gave you Toradol. ...Read more

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I cracked a rib coughing almost a year ago and occasinally it hurts almost as bad as when I first did it. Should I be concerned?

I cracked a rib coughing almost a year ago and occasinally it hurts almost as bad as when I first did it. Should I be concerned?

Yes: If it hurt you should be concern. It meams that the fracture may have develop a condtion called. A non union of the fr. You need to see a physician to order the proper diagnostic studies (ct scam of the ribs) to stablish the proper diagnosis and if that is the case the proper treament. ...Read more

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I have broken rib cracked rib or what, what to do?

I have broken rib cracked rib or what, what to do?

Broken rib: What to do depends on how bad it is broken. Treatments range from non-operative to operative management. ...Read more

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How would I be able to tell if I have broken ribs or cracked ribs?

Radiography: Normally, x-rays can be used to distinguish the type of fracture. ...Read more

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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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How to know if I have cracked ribs?

How to know if I have cracked ribs?

Ribs: Contused vs fracture can be determined by x-ray. ...Read more

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I have a broken rib cracked rib or what?

Medical evaluation: Self- diagnosis

is not a good approach. Medical history, xray and physical exam normally can rule in or rule out a fracture ; provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more