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Broken or bruised rib from jumping from bannister?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Can't tell

Go to the doctor and get an x-ray - that will tell you.

In brief: Can't tell

Go to the doctor and get an x-ray - that will tell you.
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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Doesn't matter

Both are treated the same way, with activity modification and time.
Activity modification means avoiding activities that make it hurt, ie coughing, sneezing, moving suddenly, ab exercises, that sort of thing. As the pain with those activities begins to resolve, you can resume them.

In brief: Doesn't matter

Both are treated the same way, with activity modification and time.
Activity modification means avoiding activities that make it hurt, ie coughing, sneezing, moving suddenly, ab exercises, that sort of thing. As the pain with those activities begins to resolve, you can resume them.
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