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A 23-year-old female asked:

i fell pretty hard the other day and now my left butt cheek hurts. no bruise just pain, walking , sitting. is it all muscle or is it broken bone?

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Dr. Steven Harris
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Bruise, probably: If you can bear weight, it is probably just a bruise. Barring something really rare, it is pretty hard for a young person to break your hip or your pelvis in a simple fall from the standing position. If the pain is not a lot better in a few days, get an x-ray.

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Last updated Sep 19, 2020

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