Broken Leg symptoms
Broken Leg

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
  • Cuts and scratches are areas of damage on the surface of the skin. A cut is a line of damage that can go through the skin and into the muscle tissues below.
  • Bleeding can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). It can cause bruising, pain, and symptoms of shock. Too much bleeding can lead to death.
  • When your skin is cut or scraped, you begin to bleed. This is because blood vessels in the area are damaged. Learn how to stop bleeding from bloody noses, scrapes or wounds.
  • A fracture is a broken bone that typically occurs when a bone is impacted by more force or pressure than it can support. In an open fracture, the ends of the broken bone tear the skin.
  • A broken bone, or a fracture, is a common injury. All broken bones require medical care. Learn what first aid care for suspected broken bones includes.
  • A bone fracture occurs when excessive force applied to the bone causes it to break or shatter. There are many fracture types which depend on the injury circumstances. Symptoms include pain, swelling, a popping sound during injury, deformity, bruis...
  • Swelling occurs whenever the organs, skin, or other parts of your body enlarge. It is typically the result of inflammation or a buildup of fluid. Swelling can occur internally (within the body) or it can affect your outer skin and muscles. A range...
  • Joints are the parts of your body where your bones meet. Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body's joints. Joint pain is a common complaint, and does not typically require a hospital visit. Arthritis is a frequent c...
  • Joint range of motion refers to both the distance a joint can move and the direction in which it can move. There are established ranges that are considered normal for various joints in the body. For example, according to The Merck Manual for Healt...
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