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Chest injury, bruised left breast, lump under skin, growing in size. Ultrasound required?

I took a hard hit in the chest from a cross bow rope/handle 8 days ago. My left breast bruised (was told will take a couple more weeks to clear) I felt a lump 3 days ago. Checked out and received antibotics and told probably a hemoglobin (Spelling??) It has gotten bigger. Should this be checked out with ultrasound or wait another week to see if shrinks?
Asked On : Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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Welcome to Healthcare Magic,
Yes, your bruises can last for few weeks, antibiotics you need just as a prophylaxis to prevent any infections. Regarding this lump , in your case is suggestive for hematoma that occurs frequently after blunt trauma on soft tissues and normally will subside as well within week or two, but if you will note this lump increased in dimension with pain, high local temperature, changes in skin color then you must go asap to your Physician for reevaluation.
I wish you good luck and speedy recovery.
Hope this helps and I have answered your query. If you have additional queries don’t hesitate to ask.
Best Regards,

Answered: Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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