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Need advice on what is the the difference between broken ribs , cracked ribs and a pulled muscle next to ur ribs ?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Location

Fractured and cracked = the same & u would b tender on the bone of the rib.
If intercostal muscles the pain will b between the boney rib.

In brief: Location

Fractured and cracked = the same & u would b tender on the bone of the rib.
If intercostal muscles the pain will b between the boney rib.
Dr. Peter Ihle
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