I have a stress fracture can it turn to a break?

Answer They show up on X-ray totally different than an actual break, my only advice is to go get an appointment with a good orthopedic doctor, let him/her explain the issue and how to best take care of it... Read More »

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Is it possible for a stress fracture in the ankle turn into a break?

A fracture is a break, its just a more technical term for it!Im not a doctor or anything, but from past experience, continuing to go cross country walking/running will not do you any good and can m... Read More »

Do I have a stress fracture?

I'm sorry to say this but the only true way to know is to see a doctor and get an xray :/ I had a stress fracture in my ankle and I didn't think I had to go to the doctor at first but I'm glad I di... Read More »

Have you ever had a stress fracture?

In 2001, I was diagnosed with multiple stress fractures in my left leg due to an osteochondroma (benign bone tumor) that was growing in my ankle from injuries sustained in 1986 when I was ran over ... Read More »

Do I have a stress fracture in my shin?

The stress fracture is real common. I've had it numerous times playing sports. Your best bet is to get it checked. It can become VERY painful.