A 31-year-old member asked:
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does a bad bone contusion always require surgery?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Most bone bruises or contusions don't need surgery. If there is extensive pain, slow healing or accompanying ligament or cartilage damage, then surgery may be indicated.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
No: No.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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