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Could a bruise make a bone bigger or make a knot in the muscle?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
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In brief: Bruised muscle

It is not likely a bruise would cause a bone to get bigger but a bruised muscle can feel like a knot in the area of the bruise.

In brief: Bruised muscle

It is not likely a bruise would cause a bone to get bigger but a bruised muscle can feel like a knot in the area of the bruise.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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In brief: Yes

A bruise could cause swelling of the bone and make it seem bigger.

In brief: Yes

A bruise could cause swelling of the bone and make it seem bigger.
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