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?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: B"sd 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What kind of tibial: Surgery we are talking about, this will decide the answer. ...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 of time. Expect improvements overall for upwards to a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 an 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