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What could cause my swollen shin and difficulty walking, running, jumping, etc?

What could cause my swollen shin and difficulty walking, running, jumping, etc?

Many things: Swelling may be the result of an injury, problems with circulation, nutritional imbalances amongst other things. It's tough to know without a complete medical history. I would recommend evaluation by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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My ankles and knee are swollen and brused. I didn't injure them. It hurts to walk. I also gave hard bumps on my shins. What could cause this ?

My ankles and knee are swollen and brused. I didn't injure them. It hurts to walk. I also gave hard bumps on my shins. What could cause this ?

? erythema nodosum?: Can't be certain as there are many things that can be explianed by your symtpoms. There is a condition called erythema nodosum that can occur for many reasons and is characterized by red knots on the shin. You need to see your physician to see if you have this or other conditons that could explain your symptoms. More than one thing can do this and you need an evaluation. ...Read more

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Burning stinging pain down right shin into top of right foot with a tight/burning feeling in both calfs top of right foot is swollen/discolored cause?

Burning stinging pain down right shin into top of right foot with a tight/burning feeling in both calfs top of right foot is swollen/discolored cause?

Cause is hard to: Determine. Any history of injury to back? Seek out a neurologist who will need to run some tests and likely try some medications. Will need nerve conduction study at very least. How long ago was knee surgery? If recent then see dr. That performed the procedure. ...Read more

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Bent slightly at knees at heard a pop in left knee. Swollen knee and tendon goes to to left not straight from patella to tibia. Eds classical. Cause?

Bent slightly at knees at heard a pop in left knee. Swollen knee and tendon goes to to left not straight from patella to tibia. Eds classical. Cause?

Eds?: Not familiar w/ abbreviation. Sounds like u subluxated your patella( kneecap) though . Sorry didn't realize you had ehler's danlos syndrome ... Now i understand. As you know very well your joints are 'looser' than ' normal' joints and kneecaps can 'slip' out of place w/ the stresses of squatting.See your ors for evaluation and quad strengthening/ patellar bracing if needed. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Top of shin swollen, is it broken?

Top of shin swollen, is it broken?

Injury? Distance: Running? Pounding exercises? It will require an x-ray to rule out a fracture. Take care. ...Read more

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My shin is very swollen what happens if I do not take my meds?

Lots of things: Take medications as prescribed, and if you think you are having side-effects then talk with your physician about it. There is no answer to your question because i don't know what meds you are on, what your health issues are, what other symptoms you have, etc. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I bumped my shin. It's swollen and now getting hot. What's going on?

I bumped my shin. It's swollen and now getting hot. What's going on?

Infection: It is possible you broke the skin with that " bump" and now developing an infection. I would see a physician immediately ...Read more

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My shin is swollen and red?

My shin is swollen and red?

Infection: Swelling red pain? tender? I would see a physician today you may have an infection in the leg which needs treatment ...Read more

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Between shin and ankle still swollen and a little red?

Between shin and ankle still swollen and a little red?

Leg redness: Did you hit or bump into some thing? If you did; then have x-ray to rule out fracture. If no trauma or injury, and the skin is wollen red and hot to touch then it may be cellulitis. Also do you remember of any insect bite? Clot! you need to be seen by your doctor for examination, diagnosis & treatment. Thanks. ...Read more

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