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Treatment for cracked ribs?
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Meds
Analgesics and antiinflammatories for pain.
A throw pillow to brace against and cough once in a whole to decrease risk of pneumonia/ mucus plugging in the lungs. Be patient, it will hurt to breathe deep for many days.

In brief: Meds
Analgesics and antiinflammatories for pain.
A throw pillow to brace against and cough once in a whole to decrease risk of pneumonia/ mucus plugging in the lungs. Be patient, it will hurt to breathe deep for many days.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
General Practice
In brief: Rib fracture
Important thing in cracked rib is to rule out injury to lung or air in covering of lung ( pneumothorax ) otherwise treatment involves good pain relief and physiotherapy .
http://patient.info/health/care-of-rib-injuries

In brief: Rib fracture
Important thing in cracked rib is to rule out injury to lung or air in covering of lung ( pneumothorax ) otherwise treatment involves good pain relief and physiotherapy .
http://patient.info/health/care-of-rib-injuries
Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Rezt pain control
Rest pain control with meds it will heali ntime without intervention.

In brief: Rezt pain control
Rest pain control with meds it will heali ntime without intervention.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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