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Kicked by horse, injured, large lump, weakness in legs. Rubbed arnica. Can I apply ice?

i was kicked this morning by a horse with shoes on. I have a large bruise appearing but underneath this i have a large lump which is much darker a very tender about the size of a tennis ball. When I walk or hobble my leg gives way and goes all weak. I have rub arnica on it and taken some nurofen as that is all i had. Should i put ice on it?
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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The lump is likely to be hematoma.You can apply ice, but this needs clinical evaluation and sonography.

Take oral analgesic for pain and to reduce swelling.

Answered: Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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