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Can a bruise on your hip affect how you walk? I smashed it pretty hard againsts a metal bar and i think it is just bruised?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Sure

But maybe more of what is going on under the bruise.
If it was a large bruise, there could be some underlying inflammation, which can lead to swelling and pain. If you hit it hard, there could be a small fracture. Probably worth while getting it checked out. Hope this helps.

In brief: Sure

But maybe more of what is going on under the bruise.
If it was a large bruise, there could be some underlying inflammation, which can lead to swelling and pain. If you hit it hard, there could be a small fracture. Probably worth while getting it checked out. Hope this helps.
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