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Have swelling, bruise on hip, upper femur, after accident. Happened before, lesser intensity

I fell off my bicycle, I was cleated in to my road bike. Very low speed, as I rolled into a wet gutter and slipped.
Left hip/upper femur took most of the impact. I have done this before, and it took weeks to feel better. So I am in some sense an old hand. The only difference here is the amount of swelling, I can cup the bruise in my full left hand.
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Hi. F\
From you complaints I am able to understand that You met with an accident 2 times. both the time you got injured your left hip joint. You are fortunate that you did not have any fracture. Now you have a huge swelling which is due to haematoma (Blood Clot) Consult a Ortho or General surgeon
and take treatment before it gets infected. A Complete blood test is a must.
Best wishes
Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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