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Hit on the thigh, leg swelling, bruising and tightening, have difficulty in standing, sitting post a week with rush of pain. Help?

Hi I recently dove into a 4 by 4 piece of wood that was cemented into the ground (on accident) I hit my thigh and imediately my leg started to swell, bruise , and tighten up. That whole day my leg was terribly tight. The next day my leg was not tight anymore but still had swelling pain and bruising. Its been a week now and when standing up, or sitting down, or making any sudden movement, I get this rush of pain. Its not a sharp pain but I have never felt someting like it before. It almost feel like its tightening up, and then just goes away
Asked On : Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014

Thanks for posting your query

It might be soft tissue injury at the time of injury and it take 10-15 days to heal.

But if the pain and swelling persists , You should vist an orthopaedic surgeon for local examination of thigh & leg & X-ray of the part if needed.

I hope this answers your query effectively.

Answered: Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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