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How can you tell if you've broken or cracked your rib?

i was playing basketball and a girl elbowed me in the rib and it started to hurt but my coach left me in so we went home and iced it and everything and the next day I noticed it was sticking out. it's been 3 days and it hurts whenever I take a deep breath or stretch or yawn or do anything like that. is it broken or what?

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An injury on the ribs can cause pain and tenderness around it. The best way to know if the rib is broken and not bruised is to have it checked by a doctor. He will be able to let you know if it's a fracture or a bruise.

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Most likely its broke get to the doctor

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It should hurt, obviously

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Don't comment if your going to be rude.
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Being logical is not the same thing as being rude
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