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Hi. How long does it take to heal bruised ribs from bad fall?

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Hi. How long does it take to heal bruised ribs from bad fall? it was over the edge of a tub..
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Hello. I would like to help you find an answer.

It can take up to 4-6 weeks if you are fully healthy prior to the fall and injury

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The Hospital said bruised ribs. Just want to know if it was a hairline fracture.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Unlikely but the treatment is the same.

Give it some time.

You will be ok.
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