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I fell down on my leg pretty hard at work and my leg instantly turned black is this ok

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: The leg turning black is not okay. There is at least bleeding in the tissue and that may promote blot clot in the veins. You should get it checked out ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Skin tinting: May just be where blood was from the bruise and that can tint the skin if you have thin skin. Check with a dermatologist just to be sure.
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Fall: You did not say if the baby was hurt at all. Crying after an episode like this may be just from the sudden movement. If the baby is acting normal has ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, you might have injured your sciatic nerve. It goes from the spine, down your buttocks into your leg. Your tags indicate that you are also ex ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Hematoma: I am sorry to hear about your fall. That had to hurt. It sounds as though you might very well have a hematoma (a blood clot under the skin) from the ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Yes: The x-ray will be able to tell if there has been any change.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well: Well most likely scar tissue from lack of stitches probably just sealed itself off best it could. You can have plastic surgery to smoothe the area. Ju ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: You have a hematoma which does clear up on its own. If you have pain in the leg with weight bearing meaning there may be underlying fracture, then you ... Read More
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unusual: Why did you fall asleep with your legs hanging off the bed? Were you conscious? Most times we put our bodies onto the bed. The answer to that questi ... Read More
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