Stress fracture with no swelling, normal?

stress fracture. Yes, it is very normal for stress fractures to occur without visible swelling.

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Having discomfort along top of my foot, towards outside edge. No extreme pain, no swelling. No better over months. Exercise a lot. Stress fracture?

Doubtful. most likely dorsal tendinitis. Try applying ice for 5 minutes followed by heat for 10, 2-3 times a day and apply some Capzaicin cream- this should help. If not, please get evaluated. Read more...
Foot pain. Be checked and since it has been months an XR is indicated. I note you are a diabetic with a history of vascular disease. Be checked. All the best. It may be as simple as footwear? Read more...

Have either peroneal tendonitis or stress fracture (awaiting MRI this week). Today, foot is feeling tingly? Is this really bad? No swelling, same amount of pain as usual.

It's not good. But I wouldn't worry as that won't solve Anything, ice it and wait for MRI results. Read more...
Hold your horses. The diagnosis sounds reasonable, but without knowing the exact nature of the injury, I wouldn't place all my marbles in just those two possibilities. There are a few more soft tissue problems that could be involved, including nerve and ligaments. A little immobilization and the tincture of time might be all that is needed. Read more...

Is it normal to have a little swelling from a stress fracture?

This is normal. All healing requires that your body produces some inflammation to break down and remove the injured tissue and replace the damaged parts with fresh, new parts. How long you take to heal depends on how healthy the injured area is. Give your injury rest, allow it to heal. However, be alert for signs of infection, like redness and excess warmth. Read more...
Yes. It is not unusual to have some swelling with stress fractures. Read more...

With a metatarsal stress fracture, is it normal to have redness and swelling after 9 week (boot, crutches), and for the area to feel warm to touch?

Don't be so stressed. Interesting that you mentioned nothing about pain. Some swelling may be acceptable at this point, but the redness and associated warmth may need to be looked into. Suggest you have the foot evaluated soon to quantify objectively, the degree of heat and redness. Sometimes stress fractures can seem more healed than they really are. This tends to make one not be as strict in following through. Read more...

How much swelling, pain is normal with a metatarsal stress fracture, 10 weeks in boot. How to tell if fracture has healed on x-ray- how much callus?

After 10 weeks, . There should be little if any pain. If there is mobility about the fractured bones calluses will increase. If there is little if any movement little to no callus. If there is still pain after 10 weeks, there may have been a non-union in which case further treatment may be needed. You should speak to your doctor and repeat the X-ray. Then you should have a better idea of what is going on . Read more...

Stress fracture in leg and twisted my ankle a month back. Cast is now removed, but there is substantial swelling at foot area. Is this normal?

Post cast Edema ? Swelling after the cast is removed is quite common. It is known as post cast edema. Swelling is actually due to the cast's long term effect on the lymphatic vessels. Some edema might also be due to the actual damage to the soft tissue at the ankle level. Treatment with elevation, compression stockings and physical therapy would help stem the tide. Read more...

10 week old stress fracture in 3rd metatarsal is slow to heal- still with pain and swelling. Using moon boot and crutches.

This is a statement- -but i assume you wonder why so long. This is the nature of stress fractures in the foot. Even with a " moon boot" you are still weight bearing, so the less pressure you put on your foot the better. In very recalcitrant ones you may need a bone stimulator. . Read more...