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Dent in shins, muscle pain, bruising. Have fluid buildup and anemia. Done iron infusion

hello i was putting some moisture on my legs and i noticed a dent in my left leg on the lower shin i have alot of pain in my muscles like they are so tender and im bruising more,i get fluid buildup round ankles and its settled down but just found a dent in my left leg,i had very bad anemia before and had to have a iron infusion as my levels very low i felt better after that but still alot of muscle pain,afew days ago the ends of my fingers went purple liked they were badly bruised.
Asked On : Tue, 29 Jan 2013
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Hi and thanks for the query,
It is important to get a proper clinical review. An infectious process has to be excluded. A complete blood count and a C reactive protein level could be important to diagnose an infection. An inflammatory process like arthritis could cause swelling and pain. It is also important to exclude a tumoral process like a bone tumor. It is imperative to get a consultation form a doctor. a needle aspiration could help detect the content and an X ray could be very useful. Mind regards
Answered: Sat, 30 Nov 2013
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