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Bruise on buttock, hot to touch, swelling. Pain and discomfort

Hi fell down stairs 6 days ago, have a large horse shoe shape bruise on left buttock which is black in colour above this the skin is very hot to touch with swelling now obvious. I can now sit for a short period of time but can not bear to have any pressure on my lower back just above the bruising . Also certain ways I move I get a sharp pain through the area as if some one is sticking a hot pin into me. I have not seen anyone regarding this but the pain and discomfort is starting to get to me as its like a toothache pain.
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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You may start doing warm compresses on the buttocks to help relieve the pain and the resolution of the bruise.You can also have oral pain killers containing Diclofenac + Paracetamol to reduce pain/swellin/discomfort. Try not having Ibuprofen as they complicate bruises.
It is important you visit a physician to get yourself examined for a underlying soft tissue and bony injury which might not be very evident now.
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