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Fracture or hairline fracture of the leg. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   about a week ago i dropped a 40 pound boz of ceramic tiles on my leg and it instantly bruised and it doesnt seem to be getting better and there is a farely large bump in the middle of my Tibia what would u say it might be
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Doctor :   it could be fracture
Doctor :   r u able to walk ?do u have pain?
Doctor :   it could be hair line fracture as well
User :   i can walk but only a short distance
Doctor :   i would suggest u to get a Xray done
Doctor :   and consult an orthopedician
User :   and there is pain when my leg is straight out
Doctor :   dont aggravate the injury
User :   i try not to but its hard for a mother or to small children
Doctor :   consult an orthopedician
User :   what will the doctors do for it if there is a fraction
User :   fracture sorry
Doctor :   depends on the type of fracture
Doctor :   he will explain to u
Doctor :   please get anyxray done and write to us or get back to us
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i am guessing i should be seeking medical attention right away
Doctor :   yes
User :   ohh and do they put casts on all fractures
Doctor :   not always
User :   ok i will be goin to the hospital straight way tomorrow
Doctor :   how old are u
User :   25
Doctor :   please consult a physician right away and get this test done
User :   can u develope blood clots from bruises
Doctor :   yes u can
User :   alright thank u
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   good nite
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