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Hit the front of ankle, pain, bruising, sore lump at the hit area. Causes ?

I fell and hit the front of my ankle two weeks ago, and had a lot of bruising and some mild pain. There is now a lump where I hit the front of my ankle. It is sore to the touch and hard. I am able to walk normally and exercise. It has been two weeks and the swelling of the lump has remained the same. What is the cause of the lump?
Asked On : Thu, 27 Sep 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear friend, welcome to HCM!

If you are able to walk without a limp, it could be a small bleed under the tissues.
It is harmless and will slowly be absorbed over weeks.
Just keep a watch.

See your doctor if you notice increase in size.

Take care and please keep me informed of your progress.
Good Luck!
I hope to have answered your query satisfactorily.
Thank you!
Answered: Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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