Rib Injury

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What is Rib Injury?

Rib fracture is the breakage of a rib bone. Rib dislocation means the rib and adjoining bones no longer touch each other. Subluxation is a minor dislocation in which the joint surfaces still touch, but not in normal relation to each other.

Common symptoms reported by people with Rib Injury

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Rib Injury

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Sinequan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Rib Injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Rib Injury

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Sinequan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness Fainting 1 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Delusions Difficulty falling asleep 2 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Cough
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Restlessness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Rib Injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Rib Injury on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 1
30s 7
40s 10
50s 9
60s 7
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

72% Females
28% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 20
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Rib Injury patients who have completed their condition history
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