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Topic: Broken Ribs

Related:
  Rib    Broken  
  Broken Heart    Broken Glass  
  Broken Leg    Broken Bones  
  Prime Rib    Broken Arrow  
  Broken Arm    Baby Back Ribs  
  Pork Ribs    Broken Foot  


 
 
 Vital Stats
The Brain has inferred the following facts from reading text collected on the topic:
Bad point(s):Vicious
Favorite body part(s):Lungs,  Fists
Favorite food(s):Bacon and eggs,  Hamburgers,  Meat and potatoes
Favorite animal(s):Rottweiler
Interest(s):Boating
Favorite sport(s):Running
Favorite movie(s):Forrest Gump
Medical note(s):Heart attack imminent,  Has cancer
Worst habit(s):Smoking Marijuana,  Smoking,  Driving too fast
Favorite type of dance(s):Moshing,  Break dancing
Favorite quote(s):"The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins." - Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841-1935)
"Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance." - Plato (427-347 B.C.)
 
 
 Expert Talk
The Brain has selected interesting relevant sentences from the web. It automatically assigned them to some of our fictitious experts based on their personalities.


Rob Bruff,
Nightclub Bouncer

His collarbone was fractured and two ribs broken in the fall.
Damphousse was breathing in sharp shallow gasps and Shane could tell that she had broken several ribs from her impact with the harness.
Contusions and broken ribs were consistent with repeated beating of a heavy slender object, most likely the poker from the fireplace.
Tony Howell,
Skateboarder

One of her broken ribs had poked her lung when she did that.
Billie Kirgan,
Machinist

Broken ribs, torn tissue, bruised organs, punctured lungs and smashed skulls and vertebrae were often the results of the dolphins' brutal and fatal beatings.
Several broken ribs, a perforated lung, concussion.
Both had broken ribs, and one also had signs of subcutaneous emphysema.
Chrissie Tanner,
Homemaker and Mom

Klingelhofer has broken ribs trying to move her husband.
Thomas Owens,
Police Officer

She was left with a broken nose and broken ribs after the savage and sustained assault and had to be taken to hospital by ambulance Throughout the day.
 
 
 User Talk
Comments from our users:
From:
kathy
2004-12-07 08:51:01
what is the best pain medication for broken ribs
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2004-12-26 16:17:33
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Vicky
2005-01-01 16:25:43
My relative had spine surgery for cancerin back. Now no pain in back but extreme pain in ribs where they shot her with medicine. 17 days post op. SWhat can she do? use a tens machine??? Refer to pain clinic. She cannot get out of bed without someone rolling her over and getting her into her back support brace. Please help! Thank you!
From:
dago
2005-01-17 18:31:45
how can you tell if a rid is broken on a child?
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feli
2005-01-19 11:33:35
Ski injury: Two ribs broken left side no. 6-7. Is back spasms (very often)normal symptoms or shall i go back to see the doctor?
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luis
2005-01-22 16:42:08
my child was playing football when another landed on him and he felt a sharp pain then a popin lower rib area, could it be broken ?
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2005-02-06 17:39:20
what's the treatment for broken ribs? How long do ribs take until they heal?
From:
Laura
2005-02-19 07:56:57
Severe pain on left side only after attack -- fell on left side on sidewalk -- bruised or broken?
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melissa
2005-02-21 16:24:03
i was wondering how can u tell if a rib is broken of fractured before going and getting x-rays my ex boyfriend and i was wrestling around and he weighs 285 i weigh 160 and he sat on my chest and was jumping up and down my left side hurts really bad but it doesnt hurt when i breath
From:
Ronda
2005-03-07 08:19:29
Is it possible to break ribs from sneezing hard?
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Jeremy
2005-03-08 14:06:35
Fell down some stairs this last weekend and now my right side hurts to cough bend down breath lay on it are they broke or bruised?
From:
wanda
2005-03-08 18:09:23
how long does it take for broken ribs to heal?
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lisa
2005-03-19 09:02:46
what type of doctor should be seen for broken rib. I went to my general doctor and had xrays taken and his response was "possibly..broke rib. this is a terrible pain and twice he has prescribed pain meds that don't work.
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ladynona
2005-03-21 08:26:05
I slipped on a throw rug in my kitchen and think I have broken some ribs. It has been a month now and the pain is not getting any better. Which is best to use on it, heat or ice? In the morning it hurts clear up into my chest. Is there any special Dr. or treatment to use?
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Barb
2005-04-09 16:14:37
I think I have broken a rib by coughing. I understand that there is little treatment available. My concern is that I periodically have a painful and audible "pop" in my chest". Could the rib be "separated"? Is it possible that the wrong move could puncture a lung?
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David Jackson
2005-04-11 03:35:04
broke three ribs behind my heart over a year ago still not healed painfull when exerting myself
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MURL
2005-05-09 11:00:21
IS THERE ANY KNOWN TREATMENT FOR BOKEN RIBS THAT ARE PUSHING IN TOWARDS THE LUNGS. MY STEP FATHER 87 WAS IN A BAD CAR CRASH AND THE DOCTORS DO NOT NO WHAT TO DO.
From:
MURL
2005-05-09 11:05:21
FORGOT TO PUT E-MAIL. E ME AT COWBOYMJB32056@LAKE247.NET
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johnny v
2005-05-18 11:11:18
I would like to know what a broken back rib would feel like and the symps?
From:
KENT
2005-06-01 10:07:43
WHAT IS THE TREATMENT FOR BROKEN RIBS?
From:
ron
2005-06-30 05:00:30
I have a rib injury. When do I ice it and when do I use a heating pad
From:
Adam
2005-07-18 17:47:39
I think I have a broken rib because I can feel it popping back and forth, should I seek medical attention or will it heal by itself?
From:

2005-08-17 17:44:17
my husband broke 8 ribs 4 months ago - since check has revealed healing slowly - however, neck ache all the time - at the time of accident he was put in a neck brace - is this the problem or the neck ache will disappear when the rib heal has completed - please help.
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