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Have knot under the skin, bruise, pain. What is it?

I have what seems to be a big bruise but dont remember bumping it and it has not went away! It has a knot under the skin its on my leg there is some pain with it throughout my leg! I have never had anything so big and not knowing how i got it somehow i woke up with it.....its very big! Was wondering should i be worried about it or could it be something simple
Asked On : Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
This sounds like you may have had a varicose vein that has burst or possibly a thrombophlebitis.
There is no specific treatment other than compression, anti-inflammatory medication, cold compress, elevation.
Answered: Wed, 2 Apr 2014
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