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Bruise on left thigh, knot in same area, burning sensation, numbness. Tried icing and heating it. Suggestions?

Yes. I fell through a ceiling and my left thigh got a deep bruise . that was 2 weeks ago and now there is a knot the size of a golfball in the same spot. It is sore to the touch and sometimes has a burning feeling to it. And half of it is numb. Ihave done ice then heat for like a week after it happened. It is really aggravating me. Any suggestions. Thank you
Asked On : Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Welcome to HCM,
It seems that you have developed hematoma on the part.
As it is sore to touch there is possibility of having infection.
Go for one antibiotic and anti inflammatory medicine and wait.
Gradually it will be absorbed.
If there is no improvement then some times you may require aspiration of blood.
Okand bye.
Answered: Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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