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A 36-year-old female asked:

Leg hit w/ softball above ankle 2 wks ago & spot still sore. doesn't hurt to walk but foot still swollen. what could be wrong if no pain when walking?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
A contusion: ="BRUISE" can occur in the lining of the bone itself and these "bone bruises" can last for a while!!!! Apply heat (this will "speed up" the resorption (healing) !!! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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Last updated Aug 12, 2016

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