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Hard bash on the knee, have watery hematoma and numbness around the area, pain on bending and discomfort. Advise?

hard bash to back of knee after fulling from horse at some speed 2 weeks ago ,now have a water type of haematoma also very numb round that area and the lump and and is uncomfortable, b it gets in way when i kneel down was pain full for a week in side knee not bad now but still a bit uncomfortable, should i go to the drs or leave a week longer
Asked On : Tue, 23 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Hi, thanks for the query,

From the symptoms you have described it is most probably a fluid collection just below the skin and in front of the knee cap. Some times it could be a blood collection in the joint as I could a direct view of your joint clinically. It is better to visit a local orthopedic surgeon who could clinically examine you and if possible can rule out any ligament injuries in the knee joint. I strongly recommend you to visit orthopedic surgeon.
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