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I cracked a rib. How to heal it without going to a hospital

I fell flat on my breast rib cage yesterday. It didn't hurt until later in the eve. It's painful and I can't breath in (from the pain). I've iced it. Taken hot bath. It's sort of clicks when I feel it. I won't take narcotics. Taken Aleve, Ibuprofin. Any suggestions?  It is not a heart problem. I have great BP and I've recently checked my blood. Please help. Cannot sleep.



Related Topics: Healing, Breast, Pain, Narcotic, Heart
 
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Hi, It may not be a rib but the cartilage that sit in the middle, and if you have moved that, yes boy it hurts, I did the same, its all down to sleeping on your back and taken life easy as you can, but if it is a rib, then its just doing the same.

When you get up from lying in bed, just roll out, your find it a lot easer.

Just keep on the pain killers, that's all you can do.

Do hope this helps.

Good Luck 

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