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A 25-year-old female asked:

I fell down two stairs on my way out the house on tuesday. my leg is a bit swollen but is very sore. i am able to walk on it even though it is painful but last night there was a throbbing pain. should i continue to put ice/heat on it or see a doctor?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Leg pain : It's not possible to come to a firm conclusion without a physical examination. We need more information. After reading this I am thinking are these symptoms a subtle fracture or a contusion. See a doctor

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