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My husband ribs hurt which he thought they where bruised. Not when he presses on ot moves. What can it be?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Better hx needed

A precise history of a problem taken by a trained professional is the most important part of making a diagnosis, or at least knowing what specific test should be ordered.
For example, did he actually have trauma that would cause bruising & pain? Do all ribs hurt, or is it localized? Do u mean it does or doesn't hurt when he presses or moves them. It could be many things, but too hard to guess.

In brief: Better hx needed

A precise history of a problem taken by a trained professional is the most important part of making a diagnosis, or at least knowing what specific test should be ordered.
For example, did he actually have trauma that would cause bruising & pain? Do all ribs hurt, or is it localized? Do u mean it does or doesn't hurt when he presses or moves them. It could be many things, but too hard to guess.
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