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Haematoma of ankle joint - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   Hi, over a year ago i had a tubing accident and got a really bad bruise on my lower leg/ankle
Doctor :  
User :   i went to the doctor and got x-rays but they were normal. And now, over a year later, it is still bruised and very painful to the touch
Doctor :  
x ray was normal?
User :   It also feels dented where the bruise travels down and sometimes throbs or itches. Should i go back to the doctor for this?
User :   Yes, it was normal. One doctor said there was a tiny abnormality but she didn't think it was important
Doctor :  
ok..go for repeat xray
Doctor :  
even if it is fine then there must be some muscle/tendon problem
User :   okay, and what if it is normal? Is there something else that could be wrong?
User :   okay, thank you
Doctor :   should know what is the abnormality
User :   The doctor first told me I had a hematoma, can you get an infection or anything from that if a hematoma doesn't go away?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
there are chances
Doctor :  
do u have fever?
User :   I was sick a couple weeks ago, and ended up having mono

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