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A 75-year-old female asked about a 75-year-old female:

My mom whos 75 fell down the stairs on her right knee 5 days ago theres a lot of bruising from the knee down and now ankle swelling and dark bruising ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 43 years experience
Broken bone: Need to see an orthopedist and get an x-ray.It certainly sounds like there is a broken bone which is also called a fracture.
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Or to start go see the Family Physician who can get the exam done and an xray ordered.
Jan 5, 2014
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Fasll: At that age , any fall dictates that x rays should be taken. Seem your orthopedist for help sooner rather than later.
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Last updated Apr 17, 2014

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