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hit my shin and now it has a lump and is numb weeks later

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone contusion : It is possible you sustained a contusion to the bone itself, which produces symptoms similar to what you are describing. I would it hesitate to be se ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Keep it up: Sounds like a hematoma and a heeling cut. Rest, ice, compress, elevate.If it hurts that bad you may want to post pictures or see a doctor to determin ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Neuro apraxia: You bruised or contused the sensory nerve in the area of the trauma. This is called a neuroapraxic injury and will resolve with time. Can take 4 to 6 ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely a sub-: -sub pereosteal hematoma. They R hard & tender/painful 2 touch or bump it. Ice initially, after a couple days switch 2 heat, usually go away but o ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Possible fracture: Could be just a bad bruise, but the fact that you can't put weight on it may mean there is a fracture in your shin bone. Best to have it checked by a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Shin bump: This has to be evaluated by a doctor. You might need an x-ray also.
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Aqua fur.: Anythings possible, but if bruising is the only issue, an ankle fracture is unlikely. The ankle bruising could be some blood and serum leaking between ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You : You may have a hematoma on your shin. It is a collection of blood which clots and hardens. This should be reabsorbed back into your body. Although, oc ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
15 years experience General Surgery
Lump after injury. : The short answer is that most likely it is some scar tissue. But I would see your primary Dr and bring it to his/her attention. There are some rare in ... Read More

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