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Hit shin very hard and spotted lump. Worry?

Hi. A few months ago I hit my shin very hard on the corner of a dock. It immediately caused an indent which went a way within hours. It was then a very large lump. I saw the doctor a few weeks later about something unrelated and asked about my shin as well. He said it was nothing to worry about and that it would dissapate in a few months. Today it turned back into an indent and itched. It is now(a few hours later) a lump again. Is this something to be worried about?
Asked On : Sun, 26 Aug 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello mikeytjr

Thanks for posting your query

you had hit your shin on the corner of dock and after that there was a swelling.

It might be a contusion over shin or a minute fracture.

So you need a x-ray of leg to rule out fracture.

So you have to visit an orthopaedic surgeon for exam. of leg & x-ray as required.

Answered: Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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