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How much does a rib fracture hurt?
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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: It can hurt
Most rob fractures require relative rest , ice and nsaids.
Significantly painful rob fractures may require stronger pain medications. Rib fractures may tale 4 to 8 weeks to heal. Your discomfort may be improved by also wearing a rib belt. Significantly displaced rib fractures will need close monitoring.

In brief: It can hurt
Most rob fractures require relative rest , ice and nsaids.
Significantly painful rob fractures may require stronger pain medications. Rib fractures may tale 4 to 8 weeks to heal. Your discomfort may be improved by also wearing a rib belt. Significantly displaced rib fractures will need close monitoring.
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