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Dip In Shinbone
Clarify please: How severe was the blow, did it fracture, break, or simply bruise your tibia? ...Read more
It seems whenever I press on the skin on my inner shinbone, it leaves a dent and feels a bit like modeling clay. Is this normal?
Hello Doctor.i have what appears to be a bump on my shinbone ... It can be painful to the touch ... What could this be?
If there has not been trauma to the area, this needs to be examined.
Can be from meds, if you are taking BCP's. ...Read more
I have a red rash about an inch long on my shinbone the developed after I was kneeling in the garden months ago, it does not itch, it has not spread?
See Dermatologist : Since the rash has lasted a few months would see you dermatologist to get clarification. I suspect this is more related to the trauma, but a clear diagnosis will be helpful ...Read more
Why my daughter's feet are dry and flaky? (In the shinbone area). Is it some kind of food allergy symptoms or what? And what should I do?
Dry Skin: Hello! There are skin conditions that cause inflammation and dryness. When food allergies are responsible the rash is typically more widespread or centered around the mouth. I would start with moisturizing using hypoallergenic lotions as Aveeno (oatmeal). If no improvement, see your doctor to suggest an appropriate ointment and check for fungus. For consults, my link is healthtap.com/vanessanealmd PNYTKV ...Read more
I was at the beach and got sunburn on my legs, I noticed this evening that if I press on my leg near my shinbone it leaves an indentation. Common?
I am experiencing a red skin rash about an inch long on my shinbone which showed up the day after being on my knees while planting a small garden months ago, it does not itch, it has not changed, it has not spread.
Monitor: Monitor it, if worse, please see a physician or upload an image of it. if it is an infection you will most likely need antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a broken shinbone it hurts to elevate my leg but it's really swollen. My orthopedic said he wanted it elevated but it hurts worse when I do. I'm almost 6 month pregnant so the swelling worries me. Any tips or ideas?
Be checked: If your tibia is broken and it is really swollen and it hurts worse when it is elevated, I would make sure your surgeon is aware. When a leg gets really swollen it can cause a compartment symdrome in which the pressure from the swelling is greater than the pressure of the arterial inflow and in that case the pain and the condition would be worse with elevation. ...Read more
Can HSV 1or2 travel without contact or is it shingles? Shin has itchy blisters with shinbone/leg/groin pain/fatigue. Have had HSV forever.
See answer: If you have orofacial or genital herpes (hsv-1/hsv-2), you cannot transmit the infection to another part of your body after initial infection occurs. That said, with genital herpes, one has infection of the l-4, l-5, and s-1 nerve roots which innervate the rectal area, buttocks and lateral aspect of the thigh and so outbreaks can occur in those areas. Shingles can affect any area of the body. ...Read more
3 months: Typically, in an uncomplicated case it takes 3 months (6-8 weeks for initial healing and an additional 6-8 weeks for early remodeling). ...Read more
?Erythema Nodosum: While there are certainly other causes, en is a common hypersensitivity (allergic reaction of sorts) reaction commonly found on the shins, calves and buttocks. Often fever and joint aches occur. If it's en the lesions usually start in clusters and are tender, then after a few days turn into painful nodules and then bruising. Symptoms can be treated unless an underlying cause is found. ...Read more
Check it out:
not sure — stress fracture would hurt more when you walk as would tendon insertion inflamation (enthesopathy). Physicain may want to assess for bone cyst, tumor or Pagets disease — probably with imaging — eg Xray, CT/MRI, bone scan and maybe some blood tests — eg alkaline phosphatase, bone breakdown marker. ...Read more
Last week I got a really bad central pain on the top part of my tibia. It lasted for 3 days, I took two days off and it's been off and on this week.?
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by philip e. S. Palmer, maurice merrick reeder. ...Read more
Follow Instructions: If you follow your orthopaedic surgeon's instructions, you will recover the fastest. Instructions he/she will give you will depend on the type and location of your fracture and if surgery was needed or not. But if you do not heed his/her instructions, then you can potentially experience some complications. ...Read more
It depends: Any growth or swelling on a bone would concern me. It could be a tumor in case it is growing in size or causing you pain. If it does not settle down in 1-2 weeks, you should show it to you doctor and let him/her examine you. ...Read more
4-6 months: Really depends on how it was broke, how it was fixed, etc but realistically speaking the bone can take 3-4 months to heal based on location and your muscles will take additional time to recover if you were non weight bearing for a period. Expect improvements overall for upwards to a year. ...Read more
Ice, pain meds: Tibial surface is sensitive and painful when struck. As long as the bone is not broken, you can treat it with ice and pain relievers until the swelling and pain go down. ...Read more
Unclear: Unfortunately this is an unclear question. The tibia, fibula bones extend from your knee to your ankle so presumably by saying "the top" you are referring to the area at the knee? Knee pain can be due to so many causes, such as ligament injury, cartilage injury, sprain, infection, etc. Your best bet will be to see a physician. ...Read more
Please tell me: Extremely painful to walk on or to touch with swelling and sometimes with redness or black and blue. If you think you have that, please get x-rays asap; some people can tolerate pain better than others and can actually walk for weeks with a break in the bone. ...Read more
Yes..: It might hurt if the healing is not 100%. Depends on how old is the fracture. ...Read more
Usually the: Treating doctor will provide specific input about driving. It is important to follow this because if you are in a car accident that issue would be addressed. ...Read more
At the ends: The epiphyseal plate (or epiphysial plate, physis, or growth plate) is a hyaline cartilage plate in the metaphysis at each end of a long bone. These bones grow by the contribution of new bone from the growth plate. The plate is found in children and adolescents, and fuses in adults, so that length does not normally increase after the plates are fused. ...Read more
I was sparring the other day a got kicked. Now I have a numbness next to my tibia should I be concerned?
Tibia: Most likely not. If persisting or getting worse see a doctor. ...Read more
Fell off my bicycle 5 days ago and landed on my upper tibia and the soft tissue between the patela and tibia. What should I do?
See below: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
My tibia has been in pain since I started running. It's at the point where I can move it. It's on top part where it kind of sticks out. What is this.
You need to show it : Any persistent pain especially if it is increasing or associated with a swelling around the knee joint area would concern me enough that you should show it to your doctor and let him examine you to be sure that there is no abnormal growth or tumor where you are hhurting. ...Read more