Is it Broken?

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Q: Hello, I fell on some ice and hurt my shin on the doorstep, and after the bruising and swelling went away there was a chip of bone floating around. It hurts and I'm scared to go to the doctor. Are they going to do surgery? What can happen to me? Could it heal by itself? Thank you.

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