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Xrays Of Broken Ribs
Bottom left rib sticks out and pops near sternum when someone hugs me or theres pressure on them.Xrays show no broken rib.why does it do this & hurt?
Pain: Probably an anatomic aberrationGet a more detailed answer ›
Hurt ribs &muscles around ribs a week ago, xray showed not broken but when mashed on I can feel them move & pop. Still have moderate pain. What is it?
Could be fracture: Rib fractures don't always show up on x-ray. They DO hurt. You can also get pneumonia from not breathing deeply enough because of the pain, or puncture a lung from too much movement if there's a sharp edge. Take the pain meds you have for other conditions, use heat locally to help muscles and ribs to heal. If you get a fever or get very short of breath, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Hurt ribs on 8/28, had xray said not broken. Back to doctor month lster said dislocated. Still hurting & popping out of place 5weeks later. What to do?
Iv had chesty cough for five weeks pain in chest and breast i had a chest xray bout 8 weeks ago for broken rib and lungs wwrw fine should I be worried?
Yes: An x ray of your ribs will determine if your ribs are broken or not. The x ray will not tell you why they were broken. ...Read more
Hi, my xray result told that theres an ovoid density projecting over the 6th anterior rib, what was that mean? Thanks.
Were you: wearing a shirt with buttons when you took the X-ray? ...Read more
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