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A 46-year-old female asked:

I fell down a large flight of stairs 5 days ago& hurt my knee i'm on warfarin & it's very swollen, painful, bruised, red & hot to touch wot shud i do?

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Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Other symptoms?: You may be describing a resolving or an ongoing hematoma. If you have any symptoms like fever, chills, nausea,etc you should get checked out to rule out infection and or continuing bleeding especially if you are on warfarin for something like a valve implant or cardiac structural abnormality to protect yourself from infection!
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