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Have pain, lump on thigh, had bruised after fall. X-ray not advised, told only nerves. What to do?

I slipped on stairs a yr ago and then slid down them.i badly bruised left hip bum and leg .I still have some pain that gets quite bad at times and have a lump right inside near to bone on left thigh.if I press it pain gets really bad.dr tells me its only nerves and ive never had xrays.when I did it the drs told me that I could radiat my leg so I couldnt have broken anything.what should I do.
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
The pain and lump is likely to be due to a soft tissue injury in the area that has caused a hematoma formation. This usually subsides in 2-3 weeks on rest and doing a cold compress.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Wed, 26 Jun 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. K. Naga Ravi Prasad's  Response
Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing to HCM. It is very unusual to have pain at the site of one year old injury. The feeling of a lump at the site of injury could be a Hematoma which might have organised producing a hard consistency. It might be causing pressure over the adjacent soft tissues causing pain.
I suggest you to undergo an MRI scan, which will show up all the soft tissue lesions. Hope this helps
Answered: Wed, 26 Jun 2013
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