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    Three days ago I fell off a horse and fractured two ribs. I’m in terrible pain. I’m currently taking oxycodone which is a generic for Percoset and it doesn’t seem tohelp much. I need to get back to work within the next four days. Is there anything else I can do to minimize the pain. Thanking you in advance. Have a great day.

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    Thanks, six weeks ago I fell walking backwards and tripped on a wooden pallett. I went flying and landed on the base of a metal pallett jack. I was brought in by ambulance xrayed, examined, and given a ctscan. I was diognosed with fractured ribs, I’ve been home for six weeks and I’m much better. but I’m still very sore is this normal? I’m heading back to work this monday because waiting for workmans comp. Is a real joke. I’m so sore not only in the back where I fell, but all through my chest and back. My job consists of lifting 50, and 100 lbs. barrells. I’m just a little nervous I might aggrevate my ribbs to much, I want to work but I’m still so sore. what do you think?

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      hey i’m doing a assigment wat causes rib injuries and how we rebah it and everything it would be great if you could give me the following information I am doing a class and saying how to fix it and how it is caused wat is the anatomy of the injury etc thanks alot:)

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    I fractured my ribs 4 days ago. I didn’t go to the doctor because there is not a lot they can do about it. What I read on the internet says rest is the best thing. Bill, I think you will know when you pick up that first barrel if you are ready to go back to work. If you smoke, it takes longer to heal, too. So I say, go by the way it feels and if it hurts, don’t do it. I think you should wait until your body is ready to do that kind of work. Six weeks is normal healing time for people with less laborous jobs than yours.

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    does fractured ribs cause nausa and sickness to the stomach? Thanks

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    Help !! What is the best at home treatment.

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    I fell forward on cement, landed on my chest, Doctor tells me not much can be done, put ice on factured area, he did’nt think there was a need to exray because it would have affected only the smaller ribs, which will take about 6 weeks to heal.. It is quite painful to breath an if I have to cough, it is very painful… It also hurts in the area of my back, just in back of where The ribs were hurt in the front.. Should I insist to have the area exrayed, and someone told me that I should usr heat instead of cold.. Pleasr e-mail me back, with your thoughts…

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    I have fractured several ribs while coughing with a cold. My doctor has xrayed and confirmed. What can I do to get some relief? Do I need to stop my running program in order to heal?
    HELP

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    how do fractured ribs happen,if you were not hit or fell? I am 48 years old-5’6″- and weigh 205 lbs-i thought I had pulled a muscle in my back, I went for xrays and they came back showing the 9th and 10th rib fractured?

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    How long does it take for ribs to completetly heal?

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      I fractured ribs 5-9 on the left in a car accident doctors said it takes 15 weeks for them to heal but I think they are crazy it has been almost 7 months and mine are still not healed

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    Relief, treatment for fractured ribs. Thanks this happen aug 31, all systoms there. How long will it take to recover first week I was in bed. 2nd week boyfriend had to go back to work with is this week.cc scan done only order for abdominal. Saw regular doc and said they are maybe hair line fractures, on RT side ,have to girl the 3yrs old does need to be picked up but my 11month old does from time to time.
    Please respond thanks again.

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    I fell hard against my ribs and side of right back while getting out of the tub; I am 60.
    Used heating pad after ice, but now Ican’t seem to lift anything. What should I be doing at nighttime to improve. Had to take painkillers from before to sleep. Thanks,

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    SINCERELY YOURSBRYAN

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    My Mom has been disnoised with a cracked rib. She is 77 years old with thinning bones. The pain is the worst when she is up moving around. This has been going on for 6 weeks. How long do you think it will take to heal?

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    I’ve fractured my 5th rib on my left side. The ER doc found a pocket of fluid so put me on a Zithromax pack and gave me a breathing machine.How long does it usually take before one doesn’t feel pain and can get back to normal activities?

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    According to an X-ray, I fractured my 5th right rib last week from coughing. The pain is not bad now but I feel and hear popping in my upper right back and rib area. What is this? Thanks. Mary Kay Deasy

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    How long does it take to heal? What is the best treatment
    Very uncomfortable in bed
    Thanks

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    My friend has brusied ribs I was just wondering how you could get it. She has dance and the teacher makes them do things that are not normal like putting there feet behind there heads caould she ge it form that I would like to know as soon as possible.

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    I was in an auto wreck a week ago and badly bruised my ribs and heart lining. Ice on my chest doesn’t seem to work and hot showers help a little. Can you suggest anything? Coughing about buckles me to my knees! Thank you. G.J.S.

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    I fell about two weeks ago down about fifteen stairs and my back hit a cement wall very hard. I found out later I had three fractured ribs, but they said there is nothing I can do about them. I am a secretary, but must reach high and low for my files at work, so I have been out of work for two weeks – I cannot stay home the six to eight weeks they said will take to heal these. I am taking pain medication which has been a great help, and stayed laying around a lot during the day – not really doing much. Is there anything else I can do beside being careful when I go back to work, and continuing to take my medication. I hit the right side of my back on the cement wall which is still very sore if I move the wrong way and also the middle of my chest in the front. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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    I have had bronchitis for over a month and was treated by 3 doctors who just switched antibiotics and cough medicines. Sometimes my cough got so bad I couldn’t breathe. Yesterday, my right back rib started hurting worse than childbirth. I was told there was nothing I could do for it and there was no sense in taking in Tylenol, Advil or Aleve. Today I coughed and it felt like I had been stabbed. Twice after that time, I had spit up a small amount of blood and mucous. Does anyone have any suggestions to ease this discomfort?

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    i fractured a rib in football about 5 weeks ago… It was the second rib injury I suffered….about 9 weeks prior to this injury(about14 weeks) I suffered bruised ribs and lung in a football game….that injury brought me to the hospital in a ambulance and I couldnt do much for about 3 weeks….after 6 weeks I came back and played football again and I was fine until about my thrid game back when I made a block and felt a sharp pain and shortness of breath…nothing like my prior injury so I kept playing that game….a few days after I went to the doctor and I got x-rays and they confirmed I had fractured a rib…same side as prior injury….about 5-6 weeks have passed… I don’thave any pain….is it necessary for me to go to the doctor…or wait longer….not really sure where to go from here… I’m am so out of shape I want to get back into the gym and strengthen up…..
    thanks for any help

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    hi, I was jumping on a trampalin 3 weeks ago when I the bed hit the floor leaving me to have wacked my whole back,the next day I woke up I could hardly walk, now 3 weeks on all my left side hurts, I thought it would go away on its own, but it dos,nt look like it so today I phoned for an appiontment with my doctor,i live in spain and have to wait a week for my appiontment, I will keep you,s posted and let you know how I get on!

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