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I strained and lifted something too heavy approximately 12 days ago. I initially felt pain and heard a popping at intial injury. I had pain under my right breast, on side under arm pit. Now when I coughed today I now have stabbing pain below my right s

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Dr. Myra Skluth
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In brief: Possible rib fractur

You may have broken your rib.
This will take 6 weeks to get better. You nay have ruptured a disc in the thoracic spine. The pain is referred.

In brief: Possible rib fractur

You may have broken your rib.
This will take 6 weeks to get better. You nay have ruptured a disc in the thoracic spine. The pain is referred.
Dr. Myra Skluth
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In brief: Rib fracture

What you describe is pretty typical of a rib fracture from heavy lifting.
The pain is usually in one spot and is aggravated by twisting and breathing. It will heal on its own in about 6 weeks.

In brief: Rib fracture

What you describe is pretty typical of a rib fracture from heavy lifting.
The pain is usually in one spot and is aggravated by twisting and breathing. It will heal on its own in about 6 weeks.
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