Fractures, Sprains, and Strains - Symptoms
The first symptoms of all three kinds of injuries are usually pain and swelling. The amount of discomfort depends on the extent of the injury. A serious fracture can produce other symptoms as well. There may be a loss of pulse below the fracture site. The patient may experience numbness, tingling, or even paralysis below the fracture. An open or compound fracture may also be accompanied by bleeding.