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Blunt force trauma injury. Swelling and experiencing heat. Advise?

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Blunt force trama injury to front of XXXXXXX immediate heat and swelling to areas. What's causing heat? What do I need to watch for?
Posted Thu, 5 Sep 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani 18 hours later
Brief Answer:
Formation of hematoma,likely injury to bone and soft tissues.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting query.
Due to force injury over the XXXXXXX of tibia might giving rise to hard impact on tibia producing some soft tissue damage and hematoma producing swelling.
There is likely that there might be having some injury to tibia or crack on tibia or covering of tibia called periosteum might have injured.
This periosteum if injured or breached might give spreading of infection in the bone.
Go for x-ray of XXXXXXX and rule out all possible injuries.
Consult orthopedic surgeon if needed.
Take anti-inflammatory medicines.
Apply ice pack 2-3 times a day for 10 minutes on swollen area.
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