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What are the symptoms of an ankle fracture?

What are the symptoms of an ankle fracture?

Unable to walk: Swelling and bruising also are signs. Some stress fractures or chip fractures can take weight but displaced fractures are too painful and unstable to walk on. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Fracture (Definition)

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


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What are some of the symptoms of a fractured leg?

What are some of the symptoms of a fractured leg?

Fracture: Pain, swelling, loss of motion or stiffness of the joint, deformity, difficulty bearing weight. This can be difficult to differentiate from a severe sprain or contusion without an xray. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a fractured ankle?

What are some of the symptoms of a fractured ankle?

Pain, swelling for : Starters. Most times you'll also see some black and blue. Even with little doubt, get and x-ray taken--to best way to know for sure. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a broken or fractured elbow?

What are the symptoms of a broken or fractured elbow?

Pain: Pain on bending or locking clicking point tenderness swelling echymosis see a doctor who can take an xray if they feel it is necessary. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of stress fractures?

What are the symptoms of stress fractures?

Pain, swelling: Pian, swelling, redness, and tenderness to palpation are among the things commonly seen in a stress fracture. Also, usually a history is present that is consistent with someone developing a stress fracture as well. Thank you. ...Read more

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What might be the symptoms of stress fractures?

What might be the symptoms of stress fractures?

Pain pain swelling: Swelling pain tenderness in a specific spot increased swelling and pain with activity decreased swelling and pain with rest earlier onset of pain with each successive workout continued pain at rest as the damage progresses. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of a fractured arm?

What are the signs and symptoms of a fractured arm?

Pain, deformity: Pain is the most common sign after the fracture, swelling and deformities in the arm. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of stress fractures in feet?

What are symptoms of stress fractures in feet?

Stress fracture: Hi, pain is the main symptom of a stress fx which is worse with activity and better with rest, the pain could become worse gradually and also swelling can happen. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of broken bone?

What are the most common symptoms of broken bone?

Pain/bruise/swelling: Bones have most of their living structure on the outside surface, like bark on a tree. Bone bruises can produce significant pain, but breaks will add some blood pooling (bruising) & swelling to the mix. The more dramatic the fracture the more likely a visable deformity & rarely bone parts will stick out thru the skin. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms following multiple rib fractures?

What are the symptoms following multiple rib fractures?

Pain: Rib fractures are not easy to diagnose without xrays. Even then they can sometimes be hard to pick up. Pain right over the chest wall which is increased with sneezing or coughing. If you are having difficulty breathing then you need to see a physician. In some cases an injury which causes multiple rib fractures can puncture the lungs. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more