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Dent In Shin Bone Mean Its Fractured
What is a left colles' fracture; displacement of left radius fracture present? If my wrist is broke, why does my elbow look broken too?
Have it checked: At times one can have fractures of your wrist as well as your elbow. So if you are concerned make sure to tell you orthopaedic surgeon. X-ray of your elbow will then be needed to rule out any fractures/dislocations there. Colles fracture is a type of distal radius (wrist fracture) -- the name is based on the direction of the distal fracture fragment displacement. ...Read more
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Medial malleolus broke, didnt heal, bone graph put in space, screwed in. Legs stiff, edge of bone not healed, surgery 6 month ago Is this all normal?
Stiff legs R not--: -related 2 Ur surgery. A non-union of a medial malleolus is a hard cookie 2 crumble., especially if the fragment is small. 4 any fracture primary healing is best. If not healed the fragment, fibrous tissue must B cleaned 2 bleeding bone. Same with the tibial surface, & grafting. 2nd time around is a more aggressive surgery & healing may not take place. Any NSAIDS suppresses bone formation. Gd luk ...Read more
Left ball-like wrist bone (ulna bone?) got "bigger" than the one in the right wrist. Nothing moves, no pain, it seems just bone. Possible causes?
My right middle finger metacarpal bone was fractured.orthopedic surgeon put 2 pins from external side but bone was not in its real place.
If painful: Consider a surgical shoe or cam walker... ...Read more
Bone bruise on shin 11 days later still severe bruising that has moved to around ankle and bottom of foot. Is this normal?
Fracture of metatarsal base in foot & sprain on 12/16/2012. Put in hard cast until 1/30/2013. Still have bruise on top of foot. Normal?
Lateral side of my foot near cuboid bone. 2 little bony bumps-never hurt but now severe pain and a little itch. Ganglion cyst? or bone spur?
Probably a bone spur: probably a bone spur/bursaGet a more detailed answer ›
The ER says I have fractured my ankle and broken off a chip of bone is this both a fracture or is the bone chip the fracture???????
Fracture: Any bone break, as simple as cracks in the bone, or as complex as the bone being broken into pieces, is a fracture. Your fractured ankle requires treatment. Please see an Orthopedic Surgeon. ...Read more
What if there is no callus formation on the complete fractured radius ulna? Overlapping fractured seen in xray
I sprained my ankle a month ago but the medial malleolus still hurts. Is this symptom of bone fracture?
Went for bone xray but there was no fracture
Possible: But with no X-RAY changes unlikely.Delayed changes can occur but seems unlikely also. ...Read more
See a Dr.: Get evaluated, and you may need an x-ray to diagnose your condition. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have severe pain about two inches above my ankle bone, on the inside of my shin. Is it a stress fracture?
Is it difficult to see a fracture ot the talus . I fractured my ft. Ankle and tibia and fibula 3 mo ago ankle & top foot still hurt?
Foot pain: Tamar fractures can occasionally be difficult to see, as can other fractures to bones in the foot/ankle. It sounds like you had a lot of fractures - the healing, along with having to change how you bear weight on that foot, may be the cause of your pain. I'd get the opinion of your orthopedic surgeon, as he/she may recommend additional imaging. ...Read more
Weeks : bone contusion usually take 2 to 6 weeks depends on the severity of the injury. Most bone contusion should resolve within 3 week after complete immobilization ...Read more
Is called hematoma: Likely you are describing a hematoma- which is blood accumulation on the tissue underneath the skin. When you have trauma that is significant enough to give you noticeable bruise- bleeding process also happens on the area underneath the skin-some blood accumulated plus minus inflammatory process- and combination will give you " a lump". Put some icepacks/cold compress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe with walking on hair line fractured talus bone. Minimal pain but swelling on ankle. Avn is not confirmed in CT scan.
Probably not: It is always better to take the pressure off particularly if there is swelling . It does not mean that you should not walk but use the boots you can buy from pharmacies or medical supply offices until you see your orthopedic doc. Do not forget to put ice pack on the swollen ankle , will help with the swelling and pain . You might as well take over the counter alive or advil (ibuprofen). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check/monitor it: Shin, by definition is a Bone(Tibia) in your lower leg. It can be sore for a variety of reasons, mostly benign conditions. If there is any concern for Cancer, it can be checked with an X-Ray of this bone, but it is not necessary to do too much in the way of testing unless the pain persists or gets worse over the next 4-5 weeks. Any swelling or bump in this area would require medical attention . ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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