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Had hit knee. Its bruised, swollen, has red dot and pains. Treatment?

I hit my knee really hard on something and it hurt straight away. It has now swelled up and has a little red dot in the middle where I hit it. It hurts a lot when I run my finger lightly on it. It is my right knee on the side closest to the other knee(on the inside). I put ice on it and it doesn't hurt a lot when I walk on it but it does if I sit down and lift the whole leg up with no support by my hands. It has started to bruise (about 4 hours later) and the bruise is about 1.5 inches in diameter.
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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The pain and bruise on the knee are suggestive of an internal bleeding due to a hematoma or haemarthrosis. A direct examination and investigations like X-ray are necessary for proper diagnosis.
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Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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