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How do you tell if you have a broken rib?
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
3 doctors agree
In brief: X-ray
Of chest or ribs.

In brief: X-ray
Of chest or ribs.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Broken rib
A broken rib causes local pain and tenderness.
You may get short of breath if rib punctures the lung.

In brief: Broken rib
A broken rib causes local pain and tenderness.
You may get short of breath if rib punctures the lung.
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
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Dr. Benjamin Taylor
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Xray or ct
An xray is a good screening test but a ct scan is better and finding rib fractures.

In brief: Xray or ct
An xray is a good screening test but a ct scan is better and finding rib fractures.
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
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