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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?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
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.

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Last updated Jan 28, 2019

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