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Symptoms: If you have any concern about your infant with possibility for leg fracture, i would visit with your healthcare provider. Regardless of age you could hold child up and see if he/she will support weight equally with both legs on a firm surface. Also any tenderness or irritability with gentle pressure on the leg could be injury or fracture. If you have any concerns i recommend you see provider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: If you have dislocated one of the joints in your leg (hip, knee, ankle) then you need to see a doctor to have it evaluated and properly treated. Trying to take care of it yourself will likely result in making things worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hope it resolved: Pain is not a comfortable symptom. It would be helpful if you could describe a few more details about the pain in your leg. For example where is the pain. How bad is the pain on a scale of 1 to 10. Did it start suddenly or has it been gradually getting worse? Send more info so the Docs from HT can help you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If real bad: go to the emergency room to be evaluated. otherwise, apply pressure until the bleeding has stopped. then wash with soap and water. apply antibiotic ointment and cover with non-stick bandage. check your tetanus status. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can't: Unless you provide us with more info about the signs or symptoms you are experiencing. Take care ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enlarged lymph node: There many causes of lymph node enlargement. Lymph nodes help your body recognize and fight infections. So infections are the most common cause of swollen lymph nodes. But, autoimmune disorders ; cancer can also cause swollen lymph nodes. Swollen ; painful lymph nodes that appear suddenly are usually due to injury or infection.Slow ; painless swelling may be due to cancer or chronic inflammation. ...Read more
I have a plate in my leg and recently i bumped my leg and it made a small cut/hole, where i can see the plate slightly. How long will it take to heal?
See an orthopedist : And do this asap. Since the plate is exposed, it is contaminated with bacteria and possibly other organisms. It may require therapy with antibiotics, removal and a wide variety of other problems may occur. Do not ignore this. It might cost you your leg if it is not taken care of appropriately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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