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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exam, studies: A physical exam and appropriate studies can isually tell the difference between a bone contusion verse a torn ligament. Consider being seen.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Rehabilitate: If you didn't properly rehabilitate the bone and joint then it's possible that you are left with long-standing pain. However if you start exercising t ... Read More
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
CTD: Cumulative Trauma Disorder is a condition I see in my sports medicine practice in which an injury to a joint is compounded by occupational repetitive ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Magoline
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Repeat x-ray: I would recommend reevaluation with another x-ray -- this late type of pain after a remote injury can indicate damage to articular cartilage in the wr ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
2-4 weeks: It takes awhile for these types of contusions to heel completely...About 2-4 weeks.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
20 years experience Hand Surgery
6 months: Bone bruises can take 6-8 months to resolve.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The tendon: may be "slipping" over the bone below...an XRAY or better yet an MRI would be a good idea! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Wong
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Thumb injury: If bad bone bruise could still have pain at 5 weeks, would make sure and get xray and exam by orthopedic surgeon to make sure not fractured or other ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Lamb
13 years experience Dermatology
Hematoma: This could be some collected blood under the skin. Usually it goes away with time, but if not you should seek medical care.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
45 years experience Family Medicine
Resting: Rest, ice pack and anti-inflammatory. May be you need an X Ray to rule out any fracture.

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