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Does a bad bone contusion always require surgery?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No.

Most bone bruises or contusions don't need surgery.
If there is extensive pain, slow healing or accompanying ligament or cartilage damage, then surgery may be indicated.

In brief: No.

Most bone bruises or contusions don't need surgery.
If there is extensive pain, slow healing or accompanying ligament or cartilage damage, then surgery may be indicated.
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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2 doctors agree

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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