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I hit my leg and now its swollen
A 35-year-old male asked:
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably infected: You may have an infection at the site of injury. Whenever you have a breach in the skin integrity the bacteria can get a easy access and sets infectio... Read More
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 64-year-old male asked:
Pathology 49 years experience
It is possible that some of the fluid from the hematoma in the lower leg gravitated to the ankle. You may watch and wait. if you get pain or limitatio... Read More
Reviewed Jun 08, 2021
A 16-year-old male asked:
Podiatry 44 years experience
Cold then Warm: It seems that you have damaged some tissues that are a bit deeper under the skin as well as a surface wound. Keep the wound clean. For the first 24 ho... Read More
2.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 36-year-old female asked:
Podiatry 13 years experience
Yes: If there is continued pain and swelling after an injury there could be a fracture. Treatment is based on the exact injury... getting seen in person o... Read More
1.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 45-year-old male asked:
Cardiology 44 years experience
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
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old male asked:
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Ice initially and no: Ice initially and now heat. Suspect muscle injury
576 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 28-year-old female asked:
Podiatry 28 years experience
Bandaging can do: that. I find this happens often wafter doing surgery on one part of the foot and after removing the bandage there is purple in another part of the foo... Read More
1.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 17-year-old male asked:
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Reasonable concern : If you truly cannot bend the knee or bear weight then the injury is sufficient to be concerned.
Whether or not you need immediate attention would... Read More
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 20-year-old female asked:
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Hematoma: Is not a blood clot. Ice today and warm compresses from tomorrow should keep you well.
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A female asked:
Podiatry 41 years experience
Not really: My not need to go to the hospital but i would certainly see a doctor.
Sound s like you have developed an infection that needs care.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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