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Is My Foot Fractured If A Three Pound Dumbbell Fell On It
X-ray: Without an x-ray and more detailed information about the site and injury, it is difficult to say for certain. I would recommend that if you have any pain or swelling that you see a specialist or an urgent care where you can be fully evaluated and radiographs taken if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
A 4kg kettlebell fell slightly on my big toe on the left foot. Half the toenail is blue and it hurts. what should i do? is it fractured?
I drop a 30ish pound table from about 2 feet on my foot it is swelling its about half a golf ball lump is it fractured?
Yes: At the right angle and tat 10 lbs weight it could break. ...Read more
I had my nonweight bearing cast removed a week ago now in a boot sense putting weight on my foot it swells and turns red is this normal?
Foot swelling: This is not unusual. Your leg needs to acclimate to the new stresses on it. This should go away with time. Try to intermittently elevated the leg to get rid of the redness. If the redness does not go away check with your doctor to make sure you do not have an infection. ...Read more
Foot Traums: You could have broken a bone, broken blood vessel or just badly bruised your foot. A broken bone is usually exhibited by sharp pain when touched, but don't rely on that 100%. Even if you can walk on the foot, it can still be broken. You should have it checked out by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My knee got hit back the opposite way. Is it hyper-extended or is it torn? It has improved a lot in a week. I can bend/straighten it, put weight on it
Is it possible that I have a broken bone? Just went airborne on my bike and fell on outstretched arm.
Certainly possible: Severe pain after such a fall in the wrist or forearm certainly could justify an x-ray to rule out that possibility. Also persistence of significant pain for more than a few days would warrant x-ray to exclude a broken bone as apposed to sprain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely: Chances of a fracture in the foot is high if a barbell was dropped directly on the foot & if there is swelling, bruising and pain. X-rays are needed to determine if that is the case. You need to be seen by a foot specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Protect your foot and do not put excessive weight on it! Crush injuries can also cause compartment syndrome which is an emergency. ...Read more
I kicked a chair and now a bump on tibia or fibula. Feels weak weight on that left leg. Do I have a fracture?
Possible: You need an xray.Get a more detailed answer ›
I recently dropped a heavy drawer on my toe. Within an hour is started to bruise on top of my foot. And my toe is swollen. Also, I can walk on it . I just have a numbness/tingle in my foot and leg. Should I go get this looked at ?
Toe injury: The injury that you're describing could be a contusion which is a bruise of the bone or possibly a fracture of the toe. The total should be evaluated by a podiatrist. You may need x-rays to rule out a fracture. The numbness that you were experiencing is usually due to the swelling of the Toe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was helping someone move a motor chair and it fell on my foot, now my foot is bruised and it has been 5 days since it happened.Could it be broken?
A few weeks ago a snowboard fell on my shin. Now there is a dent on the bone. Will it eventually heal so it would be safe to train martial arts?
Dent in shin: It may take from three to six weeks to heal a fracture with a callous formation. If you don't have pain prognosis is good. X rays help to assure that the fracture has healed. An orthopedic or sports injury physician should clear you to start martial arts. If you have no pain or range of motion abnormalities you may protect yourself with some soft elastic brace to support your soft tissue. ...Read more
I got an ankle strain two weeks ago. I twisted my ankle outwards, but when l try to put weight on it it hurts on the inside of the ankle.
Ankle: It sounds that by the mechanism of your ankle twisting outward that you may have strained your Deltoid ligament on the inside of your ankle and may have irritated the capsular structures. If I's rest and elevation and a compressive wrap have not helped then and and evaluation and x-rays maybe warranted by an orthopedic surgeon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is wrong with my knee? I fell on my knee a week and a half ago. It was difficult to walk. There is a deep cut, bruising, and swelling that has gone down since the fall. A week later i can walk, but it still hurts when i bend my knee completely. It
My index finger's first bone got fractured due to a dumbbell falling on it.
10 days have past still pain occurs. Using a tong on it.
Advice please! :)?
Fracture???: I would see a Dr. (preferably an orthopedic specialist) to have the finger checked and an x-ray taken of the finger. ...Read more
My friend kicked a rugby ball and I didn't catch it, it went straight to my index finger & it bent all the way. It started swelling. Is it a fracture?
Kiwis and rugby ...: Hyperextension injury at the knuckle joint is either a sprain, or a fracture. Both can be quite painful. Treat initally with rest, ice, elevation and by strapping the index finger to middle finger for support. Significant fractures will affect resting position, or movement. Compare to the non injured hand at rest, and when making a fist. If asymmetry, ongoing pain see GP for examination +/- xray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fractured my foot on 16th have a splint on it. i been walking on the splint and the pain is getting worse, is it too soon to walk on it w/o crutches?
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