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How do you know if you have a broken bone?

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In brief: X-ray

The best way would be to have an x-ray but pain and deformity would be a good indicator.

In brief: X-ray

The best way would be to have an x-ray but pain and deformity would be a good indicator.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Pain swelling

A broken bone will be painful and the area of the break will swell.
If it is in the legs then you will have difficulty walking. If it is in the upper extremities then you would have difficulty using the affected extremity.

In brief: Pain swelling

A broken bone will be painful and the area of the break will swell.
If it is in the legs then you will have difficulty walking. If it is in the upper extremities then you would have difficulty using the affected extremity.
Dr. James Chen
Dr. James Chen
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