How Long for Broken Ribs to Heal?

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Broken ribs normally take about a month or two to heal on their own. This type of injury occurs when there is a force to the chest such as from a fall, road accident or assault. The most important treatment to broken rib is to have good pain relief which helps one to breathe and cough properly.
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It all depends on the severity of the break. I had 3 bruised ribs when I was in high school and it took a month for it to heal and stop hurting. But with it being broken, I would
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Breaking a rib can be extremely painful and uncomfortable. There is virtually nothing you can do to help it along except rest and stay off of your feet. There is no possible way that
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It can take anywhere from a month to several months to heal back to 90-100% depending on the type, size and magnitude of the fracture (and whether it is hairline, simple or compound
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You can't do it straight away. You'll have to go to the hospital, get it x-rayed, strapped up and then just be gentle for a few days.
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It all depends on the severity of the break. I had 3 bruised ribs when I was in high school and it took a month for it to heal and stop hurting. But with it being ...
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