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

Hit on thigh. Had bruise, swelling. Now hurts, agitated. Deep bruise, Why so long?

I was hang cleaning four weeks ago. I dropped the bar with heavy weight onto my thigh. After about two weeks my leg had gone through the normal swelling and bruising process and appeared fine. But now, to date, it still hurts to bump and gets agitated very easily. It feels as if my leg is on fire when it gets irritated. I can run fine and never notice it bothering me until it gets irritated. I am curious as to why this is still messing with me when it was over a month ago? Are these symptoms of maybe a deep bruise like bruising the bone?
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  258
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
The injury could have caused a bone bruising or the hematoma that was formed is causing a nerve compression causing the symptoms you are having. It should subside on its own in next few weeks. Please do not worry.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. You can consult me again directly through my profile URL
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Fri, 26 Apr 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

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