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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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I have broken, rehealed tibia, what to do?

I have broken, rehealed tibia, what to do?

Are you referring to: An improperly healed tibia? If yes, please see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

Dr. Ipe Kalathoor Dr. Kalathoor
Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
Kannur University, Academy of Medical Sciences Pariyaram
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Why woul I have infrequent pain in my tibia?

Why woul I have infrequent pain in my tibia?

Tibial pain: It depends on the exact site of the pain on the tibia . If it is in the shin area , could be something shin splint . Could be other causes including stress fractures. Sometimes infections of the bone. To figure this out he should see your dr. You might need an x-ray. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Reuss Dr. Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery
17 years in practice
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
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How long does it take to recover from a broken lower fibular/tibia?

3 months: Typically, in an uncomplicated case it takes 3 months (6-8 weeks for initial healing and an additional 6-8 weeks for early remodeling). ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Jones Dr. Jones
Family Medicine
18 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What causes multiple reddish brown ovals, mildly indented, on the tibia?

What causes multiple reddish brown ovals, mildly indented, on the tibia?

?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

Dr. Jesse Krakauer Dr. Krakauer
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
41 years in practice
Stanford University School of Medicine
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Why does my tibia hurt in the morning and after i get up the pain starts to go away?

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 more

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Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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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. ?

Tibial pain: You have a condition known as Osgood-schlatter diseae which affects teenagers invoving the tibial tuberosity. It is marked by by"growing pains" in the area.pain can be telieved by ice packs, ibuprofen or tylenol. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis Dr. Lewis
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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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Dr. Tariq Niazi Dr. Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery
39 years in practice
University of Peshawar, Khyber Medical College
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What connects the patella to the tibia?

What connects the patella to the tibia?

A tendon called the: Patellar Tendon. Some also call it the Patellar Ligament. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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How to tell if i fractured my tibia?

How to tell if i fractured my tibia?

See your doctor: See your doctor. He/she will obtain an x-ray. ...Read more

Dr. Rahul Banerjee Dr. Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery
18 years in practice
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
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How to determine if i fractured my tibia?

How to determine if i fractured my tibia?

Pain, swelling : Pain, swelling, difficulty walking are all signs of a tibia fracture. It would be best to see your doctor and get Xrays. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Galland Dr. Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
Tulane University School of Medicine
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Why is my tibia in pain if there's no bruise on it?

Why is my tibia in pain if there's no bruise on it?

Depends...: Would need more information...Could be shin splints. "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, . Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress fractures, or compartment syndrome. Identifying the underlying reason for your pain will guide a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Szatkowski Dr. Szatkowski
Orthopedic Surgery
12 years in practice
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Chukwuka Okafor Dr. Okafor
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
12 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Sewa Legha Dr. Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
46 years in practice
Punjab University, Christian Medical College
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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

Dr. Brian Badman Dr. Badman
Orthopedic Surgery
21 years in practice
Indiana University School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin Dr. Lin
Orthopedic Surgery
21 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Vera Khrakovsky Dr. Khrakovsky
Podiatry
29 years in practice
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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

Dr. Arabinda Behura Dr. Behura
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
7 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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