A 25-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

i fell pretty hard two days ago and my leg immediately swelled up. it's still extremely painful (i can walk)to the touch & bruising. what should i do?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: see a doctor
Answered on Mar 19, 2015

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bleeding: There was bleeding in the leg due to the injury. If the leg gets tight or numb, see a doctor. Otherwise, the discoloration should clear up in 3-4 week ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: I would see a doctor and get checked and see if youo need an x-ray.
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You could have fractured your kneecap (worst case scenario). If nothing is actually broken you can still have significant pain from the traumatic swe ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bidur Dhakal
13 years experience Hospital-based practice
Takes time : You probably sprained your muscle. Typically skin and muscle inflammation takes few days to weeks to completely heal. Take anti inflammatory medicines ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month