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Hit shinbone. Have water bump, oozing. Reason for bump?

I hit my shin bone on Friday and also went camping. On Saturday, I notied my shin had a little small water bump. Then on Sunday, the water bump was bigger and started to ozze a little. Today, Monday, it stopped ozzing. Should I be conerned with this? I m not sure if it had something to do with me hitting my shin or if something bit me camping? Ginger
Asked On : Fri, 31 Aug 2012
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If the bump is associated with any skin color changes then a hematoma is likely. You need to avoid infection in the area at all costs. Do a light dressing and get some antibiotics prescribed after an examination if the oozing continues.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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