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ShinBone Pain after fractured, Could you please tell me the reasons ?

Hi Sir, My friend met with an accident 2 years back.He got his shin bone fractured .Even after 2 years of accident ,he suffers from acute pain at the point where the bone got fractured.He has slight swelling also.Could you tell me about the possible reasons? Daljeet.

Asked On : Wed, 21 Apr 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
Your friend might have Malunited fracture of shin of tibia giving rise to swelling and pain.
He might have osteomyelitis also.
Consult orthopedic and seek his advice.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 8 Nov 2011
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Is it could be a mal-united fracture or infection in that area. It would be best to get an X-ray done and then proceed forward

Answered: Thu, 29 Apr 2010
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Hello Daljeet,
Take a fresh X-ray & rule out any infections. Since this is a immobile bone joint cannot be done much. Take some NSAIDS to reduce the pain & inflammation.
Answered: Tue, 8 Nov 2011
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