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Relief from bruise in forearm - 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 you
User :   Hello
User :   Yes I hit my forearm against a friends elbow very hard.
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   ok
User :   Right after I had a very small bump
Doctor :   when did u hit
Doctor :   ok
User :   About 3 days ago
User :   Now I have a bruise right below my wrist going to about halfway through my forearm
User :   I can move my hand and everything fine
Doctor :   ok
User :   But where the bruising is has started to hurt
Doctor :   is there any colour change or swelling
Doctor :   at the point of injury?
User :   Just a color change
Doctor :   which color
User :   It is starting to turn a really dark blue
Doctor :   have u consulted physician
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   Not yet I was told if after applying ice the bruising progressed to consult a physician
Doctor :   did the ice pack
Doctor :   give u relief
User :   Yeah
Doctor :   has the pain and swelling come dow
Doctor :   down
Doctor :   if have swelling
User :   Well I haven't applied ice recently
Doctor :   or develop fever
Doctor :   u need to consult
Doctor :   get an xray to rule any fracture
User :   Ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about

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