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Fall, extreme pain and dent around impact site, warmness around the impact area. Cause?

Hi, I had a very bad fall onto the corner of a deck step a few months ago and had a terrible bruise for weeks. It was also extremely painful around the impact site. The bruise healed, but I have a dent in the impact area. Last week the area started to become painful again and I can not feel that the skin over the impact site is much warmer than the surrounding skin. What is happening? Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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The numbness at the site of bruise is usually due to mild nerve injury which usually improves without any treatment. The dent due to fibrosis will also heal with time.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Thu, 25 Oct 2012
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