Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

fell on leg now swollen and hard

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Blood clot: You need to have the leg examined for a possible deep or superficial vein clot. A ruptured baker's cyst or a knee effusion are other possible causes. ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Thrombophlebitis: Sounds like it could be superficial thrombophlebitis. It could be ok, probably related to trauma, but please try to get seen by a doctor as soon as po ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Could be: You need to be examined and likely an x-ray-it could be fractured or a ligamentous or meniscus injury. Your PCP may refer you to an Orthopedic Surgeo ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
26 years experience Podiatry
Probably bruised: Sounds like a bad bruise, but if you press down on your knee cap and your thigh muscle goes crazy or it hurts really bad then time for an x-ray. Rest, ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Needs evaluation : If the knee hurts a lot and it is swollen after a fall, you need to see a doctor. You might have just simple sprain or more major injuries such as fra ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated: Pain and swelling are common after any injury. Itching may develop at areas of skin abrasions or injury. If symptoms persist have it evaluated.
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
36 years experience Rheumatology
Rest, ice, elevate: Rest, ice, and elevation are helpful. If you are having severe pain, severe bruising, can't bear weight, or have a history of breaking bones easily, ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Broken bike or Leg.: Well, anything is possible. Injuries are commonly treated by the RICE technique. Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. This is for the immediate care. ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fall: You need to see an orthopedist and get an x-ray. Try ice and a over the counter medication for the pain like Ibuprofen if no interaction with your oth ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Maybe Sprained: If you had X-rays, and they were reviewed by a radiologist, you most likely don't have any fractures. However, badly sprained ligaments can be worse ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month