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Indentation left when pressing against shin

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Is small indentation in shin when pressed a bad sign?

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Swollen left jaw muscles, no swelling in teeth or gums, no indentation on pressing. Treatment options?

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What causes radiating pain from indented shin down to leg and toes?

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What causes indents on the legs?

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What could the indentations on shin be?

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What could be causing tightness in lower legs and indentation when pressed?

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Fall on the upper shin, have persistent large on bump on the spot after weeks, pains on pressing. Treatment required?

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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
 
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
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