After bronchitis, I has pain in my chest and back, my doctor ordered an xray on my left side and discovered 3 broken ribs. The paid continued unabated despite increasing pain medication. 1 month later the doctor ordered additional full xray and they show a displaced rib on my left side and three more broken ribs on my right side. Blood work up show high ionized calcium which evidently causes brittle bones. Two months later, paid now horrible, a bone scan was ordered. It showed 12 broken ribs, front and back. No one can determine if they all broke at once or over this 4 month period. On morphine and Lyrica, with no relief. Parathyroid levels normal. Blood work up normal thus far...any ideasReply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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