A 31-year-old member asked:
How can you tell if i have a broken bone?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Pain swelling deform: Are all signs of a fracture. An exam and the appropriate x-ray based upon the exam is the typical starting point. Some fractures needed further advanced imaging studies such as MRI , ct scan or bone scan to define.
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Podiatry 13 years experience
Pain, swelling. : If something hurts, is swollen, is bruised, or doesn't seem to be aligned the way you remember it, see your doctor for an x-ray. X-rays are the best way to tell definitively if a bone is broken.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
How can I tell if I have a broken bone in my neck?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 59 years experience
Xray: Pain and localised tendernees on the bone.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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