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Lump on shin after hurting it, painful. Should I be worried?

Hi, the Monday before last, I fell while hiking. I banged my shin and ever since there s been a huge lump on it. Anytime it gets bumped or hit there s an excruciating pain sent through my body and for hours after I can feel the lump move and rub as I move and walk. Should I be worried and is there anything I can do to help it?
Asked On : Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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pretibial or shin periosteum or covering layer of bone is very sensitive .any injury is always painful . if blood has clotted and a haematoma has formed just give cold compress and dont handle the area much . a protective splint to shin if you are get recurrently hurt .
no worries needed no big trouble comes .
if too much painful get an xray of leg
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