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How would i break my tibia and/or fibula?

How would i break my tibia and/or fibula?

Trauma: Such as a fall, twisting injury or a direct blow would be some common causes of a fracture. Avoid those things to NOT get a fracture (break). ...Read more

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Why is the tibia bowed anteriorly in syphilis?

Why is the tibia bowed anteriorly in syphilis?

Saber shin: Many diseases can cause periostitis & bone softening, syphilis being one of them. Anterior bowing is "…due to abnormal weightbearing" according to extract from imaging of tropical diseases: with epidemiological, pathological ..., volume 2 by philip e. S. Palmer, maurice merrick reeder. ...Read more

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What can I do for a speedy recovery for a broken tibia ?

What can I do for a speedy recovery for a broken tibia ?

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

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How long will it take for the resuluts of a tibia surgery?

How long will it take for the resuluts of a tibia surgery?

What kind of tibial: Surgery we are talking about, this will decide the answer. ...Read more

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What could cause swelling/growth on inner aspect of tibia?

What could cause swelling/growth on inner aspect of tibia?

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

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How long does it take to recover from a broken tibia typically?

How long does it take to recover from a broken tibia typically?

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 of time. Expect improvements overall for upwards to a year. ...Read more

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I hit my tibia and i got instant bump, what should I do about it?

I hit my tibia and i got instant bump, what should I do about it?

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

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Pain around the top of my tibia, fibula area. What could this be?

Pain around the top of my tibia, fibula area. What could this be?

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

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Please tell me what should my fibula tibia break look or feel like?

Please tell me what should my fibula tibia break look or feel like?

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