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St Louis , MO
A 18-year-old female asked:

I thoughtihad really bad shin splints so i didn't play any soccer for a week and it still hurts2 walk could it be a sfx? the pain is right on the bone

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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It could be.: It could be a stress fracture. Shin splints however can be painful for a significant period of time so it could still be pain from shinsplints. If pain persists an x-ray or another diagnostic study might be needed.

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