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pool roller cover (>80kg) fell on leg - swollen, brusied and sore to walk on. a week later, no swelling, bruise is spreading. do i need a dr. visit?

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Dr. William Conner
24 years experience Family Medicine
No need: The spreading bruise is only due to the blood spreading due to gravity. I suspect you are fine. The bruise will take a few weeks to resolve. Happy healing!
Answered on May 28, 2018

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