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Can You Have A Broken Foot Without Swelling
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Yes it is: Possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
X-ray: Is next logical step....Get a more detailed answer ›
X-ray to be sure: Unless there is an obvious deformity you may not be able to tell the difference with the naked eye. While a sprain is an injury to the ligaments of the wrist, and a fracture is damage to the bone, strains of muscles and tendons are also possible. In any case, common symptoms may be pain, limited strength/ motion, swelling, and/ or bruising. Have an x-ray to be sure! ...Read more
Unusual: Unusual but not unheard of especially in the case of stress fractures. As a sports medicine physician i see numerous stress fractures in athletes/actve individuals. Many present with pain and very little to no swelling. They rarely if ever have associated bruising. If you have persistant pain and no clear etiology further evaluation is warranted. Remember- a plain xray often miss stress fxs. ...Read more
Very difficult: If your wrist is swollen and /or tender - you need an xr - MRI probably not indicated and much more expensive - urgent care clinics are probably going to be a lot less expensive than an er (ask before what the charge for an xr will be) - also you could see your primary care doctor and he could order the xr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes : Happens frequently.Get a more detailed answer ›
How can I have a torn tendon in my knee and bone death without ever having a injury or any trauma to it? What would cause this to just happen?
Age: Tendons can degenerate w/ age , overuse, steroid use etc. " bone islands " are not infrequently seen on MRI scans and often asymptomatic. Avascular necrosis is more significant and can occur about the knee(esp. Femoral condyles) in middle- age women most commonly. Check w/ ors for treatment . Good luck! ...Read more
Will a knee brace help if you have swelling in the knee? I have a stiff knee that hurts to bear weight what could it be ? Could scar tissue be the pr
X-ray & med eval: The only way to definitively differentiate is with an x-ray and a medical evaluation. ...Read more
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