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Bruising and swelling on the skin after walking barefoot, no pus or redness. Will it subside?

Was walking barefoot in deep mud along missouri river1 1/2 weeks ago & stepped on something beneath the mud which I never saw it felt like it penatrated the skin as I fell however it only pinpricked the skin. It immediately swelled to half the size of a golf ball & left a bruise . It s still swollen & bruised now 1 1/2 weeks later & hurts to put weight or shoes will this pass or is it infected. There is no pus or redness. Sincerely bruised & swollen
Asked On : Sat, 23 Jun 2012
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Hi bruised and swelling of the leg after walking barefoot is only due to any foreign body.cut open the swelling and see for any foreign body embedded.if so remove it.use of atarax 25 mg at night.antibiotic broad spectrum twice daily and application of dressing over the injured part.use of anti inflammatory agent twice daily can cure the condition
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