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Knee hurt after falling, huge lump formed, bruising. How to get relief?

I play basketball and I fell on my knee about a week ago. Right after falling, a huge lump appeared and soon after, so did the bruising . It hurt for awhile, but doesn t that bad anymore. The lump hasn t gone away and neither has the bruising. It s right above my right knee cap on the left side. My question is, what did I do, and how do I treat it?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Welcome toHCM.
From the history it seems that you have developed hematoma following injury.
Collection of blood give rise to bruising .
Better to be to consult orthopedic surgeon ,get investigations done as advised and take proper treatment to prevent further damage and morbidity .
Answered: Sat, 15 Jun 2013
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