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Hit my upper leg on edge of table very hard a month ago. had a huge bruise and pain but it's gone.now i touch & feel a hard lump under skin. hematoma?

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Dr. Robert Sterling
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WeAllTakeOurLumps: Yes, it could be what remains of a hematoma under the skin. That lump could be there for a few months but the body absorbs most or all of it. Nothing dangerous. Sometimes some scar remains forever but shouldn't be a problem unless you can see it and it bothers you. But, if it starts growing or begins to hurt or the skin discolors, get it checked out.

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