A 58-year-old female asked:
I fell full weight on my shin against a bumper. it still has a knot , some bruising after 2 weeks. today i had burning sensation, is that a problem?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Shin takes a while: The front part of the leg can bruise easily and can form a hematoma with blood.I would see a primary md to take a look at it.The collection of blood will unlikely form a clot to go else where in your body but swelling pushing on a nerve causing numbness happens at times.
224 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 28, 2019
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.