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I think I broke my rib

By Anonymous September 16, 2017 - 12:20pm
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I bent over into a large trash can looking for something I accidentally threw away. I felt a pop and severe pain. I take high doses of pain meds for a back and leg disease. This hurts when I breathe, turn my torso....

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Hello. Thank you for posting.

Ribs that are fractured, broken or bruised will feel painful every time you breathe in or cough. This may make you feel like you can only take shallow breaths. You may also experience swelling or tenderness around the injured area as well as bruising to the skin.


September 16, 2017 - 4:21pm
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