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A 36-year-old male asked:

I bruised my elbow in bike accident.the x-ray shows no fracture, but the is swelling from the elbow to the wrist. i have fever too? why fever & sweling

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
Get checked out: While you may have something as simple as a bad bruise you may have the beginning of cellulitis which can be a serious infection get an exam and possible blood test to evaluate your swelling and fever.

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