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Treating Short Rib Polydactyly Syndrome
BEEF RIBS: Short and back ribs are beef and loaded with fat. It is ok to eat occasionally if your lipids are normal. That is if you have regular check-ups and laboratory is done. ...Read more
Yes: People have what are called floating ribs, the lower ribs, ix to xii. They are not attached directly to the sternum, but are instead linked to it by the cartilages of the lower rib cage. ...Read more
Pain in chest: If uncomplicated after exam by a physician, you should rest, take pain meds if needed, apply ice to the site and be sure to breathe as deeply as possible while healing which can take 4-6 weeks.Do not wrap your chest even though it may feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain on my upper, back side of my ribs, there is a knot and it is very painful. I have ontogenesis imperfecta. What is the best treatment?
My mother had an accident and broke five ribs, what is the best treatment for a full recovery? And how many time does it take to get better?
Takes time: Rib fractures will heal on their own over time, but they are painful. She needs to be encouraged to ambulate and to try to breathe as normally as she can. Pain meds such as Ibuprofen will make it less painful for her to breath deeply. You didn't say how old your mother is, but you want to encourage her to try to stay active. She must avoid developing pneumonia. ...Read more
Injury treatment: For broken ribs - immobilization and avoid pressure on the ribs. A chest x-ray may determine if you have a pneumothorax, tear of a lung by the broken rib. For concussion, the most significant treatment is rest. If you have dizziness, fatigue, irritability, difficult thinking clearly, speech difficulty, memory problems, consult your doctor or a neurologist for management if symptoms persist. ...Read more
52 male with constant severe pain bottom right front rib cage. Best treatment for pain relief while actively body building with free weights?
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