Very painful shin injury (wound and swelling)

Patient

Q: I slipped on ice 4 days ago and my leg went under my car and i banged my shin. i have a hole on my shin about the size of a dime that is very painful when touched at all, also at times it burns. it hurts to walk . is it normal to experience this and its just healing or could it be fractured? either way how long should it take before it feels better?

Doctor

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Does the morning after pill still work during ovulation? I had sex yesterday and the condom broke, I took ellaone 30 ...

Q: Hi, my 4 year old son had a fever for 2 days, then developed a sandpaper like texture on the tummy and chest. Now ski...

Q: I have a cold I've been to the doctor and I'm on OTC and a Z pack and he also said to buy Affrin because I was oppose...

Q: (Barium Swallow and Achasia Cardia) Name of patient: Radhika Sivapuram Age: 30years Gender: Female Date of Birth:...

Q: Hello, just a quick question. I drink maybe 1 drink a night on average, rarely binge drink (two-four times a year). I...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews