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Hut shin. Lump formed. Why is it painful?

I hit my shin pretty hard on a peice of steel about 4 weeks ago, and a lump formed aprox. 2 weeks after the injury. Its pretty hard to the touch kinda spongy, about 4 fingers long and 3 wide about half an inch thick. its not really painful unless im on my knees, but gets larger at work and gets smaller at night. I dont bruise easy and the bruise was around for about a week. Any ideas Thanks Lumpy leg
Asked On : Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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Thanks for query.
It seems that you might developed a hematoma i.e. collection of blood under the skin pf your shin.
Apply cold sponge.
You may require antibiotic medicine to prevent infection and for dissolving the lump.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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