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A 27-year-old male asked:

Swell on the left shin after 1 week of soccer injury. hurts when put weight when standing on that leg. please help! is compress & ice useful?

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Dr. Eric Tepper
Podiatry 43 years experience
Pain: check it out: Certainly if pain persists after an injury, it needs to be checked out. It is possible you have a stress fracture or just a bone bruise (periostitis). x-rays are needed.
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