bruised sternum healing time

My sternum became bruised in October due to a blow to my chest from a 3" mallet head that was thrown on a concrete floor and richoted into my chest. I was told by the doctore, after three series of x-rays that it would heal in 6-8 weeks--but it is now May and I am still experiencing intermittent pain and discomfort.

Posted By Elizabeth on May 10, 2005 at 09:54:07:

The SiliposŪ proprietary gel pad is formulated with a medical grade mineral oil (USP) which gradually dissipates onto the skin to help reduce scar tissue after carpal tunnel surgery and to protect sensitive scar tissue against friction, abrasion, and pressure.

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