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Hit on calf muscles, swollen, painful while standing

Hit by a baseball bat in the calf and now it s swollen. I can hardly put any weight on my left leg now. Any advice on what I should do, and what could be causing the pain , or if anything is broken or popped? When I sit without movement the pain is much lower but still hurts, like a 4 of 10. With weight on my left leg the pain is an 8 or 9. Please let me know, thank you.
Asked On : Fri, 6 Apr 2012
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you need to get an xray of your lower limb focussing on your tibia and fibula.If either bone is fractured you might need to immobilise your affected limb in a cast for around 6 weeks.if not just pain killers and antioedema measures will suffice.You have to do all this after consulting an orthopaedician
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