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Do rib contusions take a long time to heal? When will it stop hurting?

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In brief: Several days

As long as there is no fracture or ligament damage.

In brief: Several days

As long as there is no fracture or ligament damage.
Dr. Robert Schlessel
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Dr. Richard Nguyen
Bariatrics

In brief: Yes

These take a while to heal. And will commonly be sore for weeks.

In brief: Yes

These take a while to heal. And will commonly be sore for weeks.
Dr. Richard Nguyen
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