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Fall causing bruises on butt cheek, knot. Using heating pad and ice. Will it go on its own?

I fell almost 5 weeks ago on cement stairs. My right butt cheeck was completely covered with the bruise . A knot had formed and is still there. The bruise as just recently went away. The knoot is the size of a baseball and is long. It is still very tender to the touch. I tried ice and have been using a heating pad recently. Will this go away on its own?
Asked On : Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your query, it seems that you might be having soft tissue swelling.

You can take a painkiller like Ibuprofen twice daily after meals along with an antacid like Omeprazole 40 mg once a day. Serratiopeptidase can be added for better effect.

I would also like to advise you that you should get yourself clinically examined and investigated.

Continue hot fomentation as it will be more beneficial than ice in a 5 week swelling.

I hope this is helpful to you.

Answered: Mon, 9 Sep 2013
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