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why does my shin bone hurt

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shin splint: You may have shin splints or a stress fracture.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle strain: Stress on the tibialis anterior muscle.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
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
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
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:
Dr. Hal Blatman
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:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
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 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oliver Wang
9 years experience Podiatry
Need orthotics : To stabilize the posterior tibial tendon. Your feet are over pronating or collapsing causing stress on this muscle. Motion control or stability shoes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Check/monitor it: Shin, by definition is a Bone(Tibia) in your lower leg. It can be sore for a variety of reasons, mostly benign conditions. If there is any concern for ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Needs to be: visualized at minimum for accurate assessment.
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