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Bruise in the buttock, pains only while walking. Fracture?

About 10 days ago I fell hard on the ice while walking, I fell fast and hard. My head bounced off the road. I had a small gash on my head that probably needed a stitch or two but I didn t didn t go to the ER. A few days later I had a bruise in the middle of my left buttocks . Not really unbearable pain, just took Iburprofen and the pain was bearable. I started walking again a few days later and even ran a mile, after that I have been in pain to walk and have to liimp. I have no pain while sitting or lying, just when I walk. I know you would need an X-ray to know for sure if there is a fracture , but I was hoping that by these symptoms you could tell if it is just a bad bruise. The bruise mark was barely visible and has gone but the pain is very deep.
Asked On : Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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The bruise that has appeared late is likely to be related to a soft tissue injury. A bone fracture seems unlikely. You need to have adequate bed rest and mild pain killers for a proper healing. Do consult an orthopedician if symptoms persist.
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Answered: Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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