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why do my shin bones hurt
A 26-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Shin trauma is a most painful injury. You have my sympathy. Time to healing depends on the severity of the damage, with fracture being the worst (appr ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shin splint: You may have shin splints or a stress fracture.
A 52-year-old female asked:
19 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamin D: Possible vitamin d3 deficiency.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle strain: Stress on the tibialis anterior muscle.
A 23-year-old male asked:
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Tibialis anterior: The anterior tibial muscle is worked during hill climbing and helps dorsiflex the ankle and foot to accomodate the hill's incline.
A 24-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Family Medicine
Common bruise: It sounds like that you've hit your shin bone (tibia) by accident without realizing it. It should resolve in 1 to 2 weeks. If it doesn't resolve on 1- ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
60 years experience Family Medicine
Shin bone pain: A hematoma on a shin area is somewhat painful. If it has been elected to drain the hematoma, there should be little pain as they would use an injected ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
40 years experience Pain Management
Thigh muscle: If you knee is normal, the pain can come from injured muscle and fascia in your thigh/leg. The injured areas will be tender, and there will be at leas ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hematoma?: Since a hematoma implies a fresh pocket of blood usually from an acute injury, if you have had it for 4 years it is probably something else and should ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Ibuprofen: Over the counter NSAID drugs (ibuprofen, naproxen...) taken as directed are usually effective for the pain you are describing.
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