Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
175 Doctors are Online

Fall on the knees, bruise with light spots around a softball sized circle, bruise has turned completely red. Treatment required?

I fell on my knees and hit the deck with my left leg feeling the brunt, about one month ago. The buise appeared likea sunflower, purple with lighter spots around a softball size circle. Since then, I have hit the inside of the bruise with shopping bag, and my car door on a few occasions and now the entire circle is red in color-no purple. Not sure if I need to go to doctor.
Asked On : Tue, 9 Oct 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  231
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi welcome to Health care magic forum. You had injury 1 month ago, still there is swelling, and you you are hitting on the same spot. The color is from purple to red but no regression of the color. suggests the injury is on a blood vessel and due to infection it didn't stop oozing and it is continuing to ooze slowly causing color. if it heals from inside the color become black and fades away.
I advise you to consult a surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. you may need to have an x ray for excluding any crack in the bone, besides other routine tests for conformation of the condition.
Besides i advise you some diet recommendations as Avoid taking pulses, sprouts, potato and other tubers, fish to minimize the infection.
Take more of green leafy vegetables, milk, egg, meat, chicken, sea foods other than fish, fruits, juices, and dry fruits. which improve blood, general health , resistance, and stamina to over come such situations. Wishing for a quick recovery and thanks for calling.
Answered: Tue, 9 Oct 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor