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A 40-year-old member asked:

What does a broken bone feel like?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Very painful but: It can be very painful or be very mild. It is worse if the bones are not left in their anatomical position. Those that still oppose each other end to end can be asymptomatic.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to feel extreme fatigue after a broken bone?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Fatigue: Yes it can occur especially if the fracture is in your lower extremity which can affect your walking.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What does a bone fracture feel like?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine 40 years experience
Pain: typically you will have pain and swelling at the site of the injury If it is a leg injury you will likely have difficulty with walking and weightbearing
New Bedford, MA
A 18-year-old female asked:

What does a 5th metatarsal bone fracture feel like?

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Fracture: You would have pain,swelling and discomfort about two to three inches from the tip of your little toe. The treatment is to tape your little toe to the 4th toe for 4weeks and this should help it to heal

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