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Indent on shin muscle

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Indentation on shin. X-ray shows torn muscles. Treatment?

that there was an indentation in the shin region.after having an xray done it was sure that some muscles are torn. what ...
 

What can cause an indentation in muscle without having had an injury?

There is a dent in the muscle on my left shin. It is to the right side of my leg. It was not there before and I suddenly noticed that there was an indentation in the muscle. It feels like there s almost ...
 

I have indentations in both my shins

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Swelling in shin after doing karate. Having faint pain. Due to a torn muscle?

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What could be the reason for indentation in calf muscle ?

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Indentation between my bicep and deltoids muscle. Pain in arm. Had muscle pull. Is indentation caused by muscle pull?

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Indentation in the left shin, applied pressure on another area, recurring there as well. Causes and treatment?

I woke up this morning after sleeping next to my son, my wife noticed an indentation in my left shin. I than read a little about this online. I applied pressure to another area and it indented ...
 

Car accident, bruised on shin, indentation, pain, difficulty sleeping. Treatment?

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Indented shin bone in both legs, darkening. What is it? Treatment?

I have an indented area at my shin bone that has darkened over many months. I now see one developing on my other leg on the side. It starts with a slight indentation and now starting to darken ...
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Recently my shin was hit with a softball. And there is now a dimple or indent in the bone and muscle and its spongy. It hurts when touched or when jumping.
Welcome to Health Care Could be haematoma and/or crack fracture… Appropriate treatment demands accurate diagnosis Diagnosis needs examination and investigations… Need to see an Orthopaedician (Bone specialist) … Prognosis is likely to be very good Regards
 
Shins are leaving indents when pressed and experiencing dizziness
Hello. Thanks for writing to us. This is likely to be due to edema of the legs. The symptoms need a medical attention and investigations to find out the cause. I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. Regards, Dr. Rakhi Tayal ,For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL http://bit.ly/Dr-Rakhi-Tayal drrakhitayal@gmail.com
 
I woke up with pain in my shin, like a bruise. when I looked I saw an indentation! this came out of the blue. what is this?
Needs assessment.shin bone is too weak for an indentation.could be a pitting edema.needs examination. And assessment get a gp and let them have a look. Take care
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