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i fell on my lower back & r hip. had ct scan day of and no bone/disc problems. now i am very swollen. lost feeling in skin, is this normal w/ swelling?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Extreme swelling: Large amount of swelling caused by bleeding in soft tissues can be under pressure and cause numbness and tingling. As gradually heals and dissipates these symptoms will usually disappear. Large hematoma (localized blood in soft tissues and muscle can take weeks to disappear turning various colors purple, green, yellow.
Answered on Dec 3, 2017
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