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how do you know if you have a broken bone?

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Dr. James Chen
15 years experience Sports Medicine
Pain swelling: A broken bone will be painful and the area of the break will swell. If it is in the legs then you will have difficulty walking. If it is in the upper extremities then you would have difficulty using the affected extremity.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: The best way would be to have an x-ray but pain and deformity would be a good indicator.
Answered on May 31, 2015

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