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Dr. Shon Cook Dr. Cook
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What are the main symptoms of compression fracture?

Dr. Shon Cook Dr. Cook
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What are the main symptoms of compression fracture?

Pain: Compression fractures are painful at the site of the fracture. Most heal on their own without any intervention. A brace can be worn for comfort to take the stress off of the fracture. If the pain does not go away on its own in a few months, then they can easily be treated as an outpatient with a very short surgery that has no recovery period and no activity restrictions after surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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 the symptoms of Penile fracture?

What are the symptoms of Penile fracture?

Bend, pain, swelling: History of trauma. Most common cause is sex lying on back with partner on top. Also trauma to an erect penis. Penis will have a bend with swelling & tenderness on convexity at site of fracture. Needs urgent attention if recent. Either way best to consult a urologist. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of shoulder fracture?

What are some of the symptoms of shoulder fracture?

Pain :-( : If you have sustained trauma and have immediate discomfort and difficulty moving the arm the possibility of a fracture exists. Sometimes people complain that they feel the broken ends of the bones moving as well. If suspicious, it is worth having an xray sooner rather than later. ...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 are some of the symptoms of colles' fracture?

What are some of the symptoms of colles' fracture?

Pain/swelling/others: A colle's fracure is an acute fracture of the wrist end of the forearm bones. The larger radius is usually knocked off the end of the shaft and the smaller ulnar bone is fractured. You usually do this by falling on the outstretched hand. Immediately you will have deformity, swelling, pain, perhaps numbness and will not want to use it. It is a serious fracture and should be seen immediately. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tenosynovitis?

What are the symptoms of tenosynovitis?

Pain/swelling/stiff: Tenosynovitis presents with symptoms of pain, swelling and stiffness. The inflammation around the tendon (synovitis) leads to pain and stiffness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ankle instability?

What are the symptoms of ankle instability?

Loosen-up, baby!: The ankle is kind of .floppy.'Like if you relaxed it and bent it in and out it would go pretty far each way,but shouldn't hurt.Speaking of hurt, you may be prone to sprains if you aren't careful.Actually, multiple sprains can lead to the instability, so it can be a viscious cycle.Can you bend your thumb back real far?If so, you're a set-up for sprains. Wear proper footwear and avoid high heels ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King Dr. King
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What are the symptoms of phlebitis?

Dr. Ted King Dr. King
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What are the symptoms of phlebitis?

Inflammation: Phlebitis is an itis (inflammation) of a phleb (vein). We usually think of phlebitis as being a problem involving a clot in a superficial vein. Typically the symptoms are those of inflammation and include pain, swelling, warmth, and redness. The pain is often very localized. Even though superficial, it is important to make sure that the clot doesn't even into a deep vein with ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of broken foot?

What are some of the symptoms of broken foot?

Broken bone foot: Pain is the prominent symptom worsened by weight bearing. Look for signs of swelling, anatomical distortion, bruising, and decreased function. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cervical fracture?

What are the symptoms of a cervical fracture?

It depends: A fracture in the cervical spine can cause pain. If it causes any pinching of the spinal cord or nerves, this can be associated with weakness, numbness, or pain radiating down the arms or legs. If severe, paralysis could result. ...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 metatarsal fracture?

Pain on weight : As well as swelling and bruising. Having a history of a forefoot trauma should be there as well ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of sciatic nerve injuries?

What are the usual symptoms of sciatic nerve injuries?

Variable: Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve. Sciatica is a symptom of another medical problem, not a medical condition on its own. Sciatica pain can vary widely. It may feel like a mild tingling, dull ache, or a burning sensation. In some cases, the pain is severe enough to make a person unable to move. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a leg fracture?

Pain and swelling: These are the most common symptoms along with inability to bear weight. If in doubt, an xray will confirm oa fracture or help guide treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of osteoporosis?

What are the symptoms of osteoporosis?

None: Most patients have no symptoms associated with bone loss until a fracture occurs. It is important to obtain a dexa or bone density scan to measure bone density and see if osteoporosis or bone loss is occurring. ...Read more

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


Dr. Douglas Linville II
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Compression Fracture (Definition)

A condition in which a vertebra bone in the spine decreases in height ...Read more