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Indentation left when pressing against shin

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Is small indentation in shin when pressed a bad sign?

at times... when sitting down in the evening, i can push on my shins and it will leave a small indentation where i pressed. The dent doesnt last more than a few seconds and i have to leave my finger ...
 

Gained weight by eating, drinking. Huge indent formed in thigh after pressing elbow against thigh. Why?

ptessed.against my thigh and when i got up i noticed a huge indent in my thigh, its been about 15minutes ...
 

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

Hi, my wife have had a swollen left jaw for the last 16 hours or so. She does not feel any pain. Furthermore, the gum is not swollen. The swelling is not very soft. When you press it, there is no resistance ...
 

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

that feels hard as bone to the touch. The only time i feel pain from it is when i press it against anything ...I recently fell on my upper shin about 2 inches below the knee cap by slipping and falling ...
 

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

My lower legs get tight and when I press on them it leaves an indention. It s only along my shinbone where I can press and leaves indention. My legs also feel real tired when I walk. When normal my ...
 

Abdomen feels bruised, not pregnant, no trauma, pain when pressing. Help

Hi, the left side of my lower abdomen just above my pubic area feels bruised when I press it. I am ... the toilet, and no pain unless I press against my lower abdomen. I hope you can help! Thanks ...
 

Suggest remedy for numbness & indent in head

I actually fell asleep sitting up in my bed... when I fell back I hit the lower left region of the back of my head... when I woke 4 hrs later I was still leaning against the headboard and had a large ...
 

Bump in lower shin hurts on pressing. Can it be bone tumor?

I just found a bump on my lower shin when lotioning my legs. You can only see it when you hold it up to the light thats its raised from the skin, but its only a little. When I press it, it hurts ...
 

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 ...
 

Shin injury, knot, no discoloration, painful if pressed. Serious?

I hit my shin pretty hard about 3 weeks ago and at first i had a bruise but now the bruise is gone ... it only when i bump it on something else.there is no discoloration in the spot. im just wonderingif ...
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What causes indentation after pressing my finger on leg and will I die with a family history of heart failure?

when I depress my finger on my shin area of either leg, it leaves an indentation, similar to as if pressing on a stick of butter, and it remains there for a while. My socks do the same thing. My father died ...
 

Swelling on ankle, indentation on pressing the area, no pain or redness. Advise?

I just noticed that when I prees on my inner right ankle it stays indented. I noticed it looked a little swollen, and discovered it was doing this when I pressed on it. There is no pain, or redness . ...
 

What causes indentation in left calf?

About a week ago I noticed an egg shaped indentation in my left calf, about 5 inches below the knee ... as if an egg were laid sideways on my leg and pressed in about a half inch. I did not lean on anything to make ...
 

Noticed small painless lump on legs that leaves indentation after pressing. What is it?

I noticed a small lump on my leg, by my shin, if I press on it, it leaves an indentation for a bit. It's not painful and I checked my other leg and there is one there as well but lower, closer to my ...
 

What causes pressure like abdomen discomfort pressing against sciatica nerve and causing numbness in legs?

worse seems to be pressing against my sciatica nerve and causing temporary numbness from knees up when I ...
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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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