dislocated rib

how serious is a dislocated rib? at first, i thought it was a bruise b/c of the "egg" that developed - but it hasn't gone down much and I think it's dislocated. How is put back? How long is the healing time? Is it also possible that it is fractured? Or, would that be more painful?

Posted By maria on January 07, 2008 at 15:40:08:

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