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Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib(s)?

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Dr. Andre Panagos
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pain with inhalation

The most classic symptom is rib pain (often severe) with a deep breath.
If the fracture is severe the rib may float independently from the other ribs.

In brief: Pain with inhalation

The most classic symptom is rib pain (often severe) with a deep breath.
If the fracture is severe the rib may float independently from the other ribs.
Dr. Andre Panagos
Dr. Andre Panagos
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Focal pain

Focal pain, often sharp, lancinating.

In brief: Focal pain

Focal pain, often sharp, lancinating.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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