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A 30-year-old female asked about a 53-year-old female:

Had a fall and have a very swollen bum cheek could this be anytjing serious?

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Dr. Ronald Herring
Anesthesiology 18 years experience
Swollen bum: You might have bled quite a bit into the underlying tissues. And a fracture is a possibility. A plain xray and a manual exam are indicated. Meantime, avoid aspirinm ibuprofen etc. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok. Ice packs might help.
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