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Treatment For Bruised Or Cracked Ribs
Xray!Rib injuries: Depending on the history of injury, x-rays may or may not be necessary, as treatment is generally symptomatic and no different from bruised ribs versus fractured ribs. However, to definitively diagnose whether a rib is fractured or bruised, x-rays or some other radiographic modality (mri, ct) would be needed. ...Read more
Very painful tailbone. Seen a chiropractor and it's not my spine or hips bones. no trauma to the area either. Been hurting for over a month. ?
I have a possible navicular stress fracture- midfoot pain and hurts to walk pain getting worse. What is usually the treatment?
Rest it to heal: You want this stress fracture to heal, so you'll want to take it easy. We say RICE Which stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. Bones can take 4-8 weeks to heal. If you don't give it rest and time, you could end up with chronic for pain from a bone that was never allowed to heal. Be very mindful about the needs of your body. Good luck. ...Read more
Elbow pain for over 2 weeks. Xrays neg. Still hurts. Why? Nerve damage? Tissue damage? Swollen and tender. No visible bruise.
Inflammation: Swelling denotes inflammation. X-rays being negative means no fracture and you are too young to have osteoarthritis. The inflammation could be tendonitis, bursitis, or some type of inflammatory arthritis depending on where the swelling is located. See an orthopedic surgeon or a rheumatologist if you have not received a diagnosis and plan at this point. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left ball like wrist bone swollen and bruised. Pain up the left side forearm. Could it be fractured or just a sprain?
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ankle hurts to bend down and inward. Feels like it may be tendon in front or outside. It's a sharp pain and very sensitive. No bruising or swelling. ?
Fell on arm a week ago, still can't bear weight well, push anything or flex arm real well. Inner elbow pain. Is this ucl or a bruise? Neg for fracture
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Fell on ice thought collar bone was broken went to ER xray neg. Pain is still 8. A lump on top of shoulder is where pain. Is been ice and motrin mus r?
Need advice on what is the the difference between broken ribs , cracked ribs and a pulled muscle next to ur ribs ?
Location: Fractured and cracked = the same & u would b tender on the bone of the rib. If intercostal muscles the pain will b between the boney rib. ...Read more
I had midfoot fracture 2 months back.Feel pain while walk, no pain if i press the area.Is this nerve or muscle or bone pain?
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
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