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    Rib Injury
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    An_253172 posted:
    I'm a 66 yr old female. I fell in the yard and hurt my ribcage. I find it hard to lift my right arm without causing a lot of pain in my right lower ribcage. Along with the pain I'm experiencing severe muscle spasms in the same area. I can take a deep breath, but sneezing and coughing hurts. Getting in and out of a chair hurts and moving my right arm laterally causes spasms.
    Besides rest and advil, what can be done?


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