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Shelby charter Township, MI
A 74-year-old female asked:

Can a pulled muscle in the leg cause the leg to be swollen, very hard and red..it s not hot. so cd a pulled myscle cause this?.thks

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
Not likely: A concern would be infectious fasciitis, thrombophlebitis (blood clot), and hematoma. You definitely need to be examined and soon.

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