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Road rash after falling off bicycle, bruised knee, ankle and shin. Broken fibula?

I was riding a bicycle Monday night and the pedal broke and when I fell off the bike I got severe road rash . It is now 2 days later and my leg has a burning sensation and really sharp pains. The knee and ankle have small bruises and the shin is really bruised. Could I have broken my fibula or tibia? I am still able to walk on my right leg but it hurts quite a bit.
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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If you are able to bear weight on the injured leg without any sharp pain and the swelling in the area is only mild then a bone injury is not likely. However an X-ray is needed to confirm this.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Fri, 13 Jun 2014
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