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Knee injury, bruise on knee, pain when pressing. What is wrong?

Hello. I feel a week ago at a concert on my knees. The fall wasn t extreme at all. The next day however, I noticed I had a big bruise below my right knee. I later noticed that the area of the bruise is numb when I touch it but if i press hard enough it stings really bad. The coloring of the bruise is going away but the numbness and sting are still there. I am getting worried and I wanted to ask if you could possibly know what is wrong with me?
Asked On : Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.
The numbness and the stinging sensation in the area of bruise is usually a temporary change and will gradually diminish as the swelling subsides. Most of the times no active treatment is needed and it subsides on its own.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 14 Nov 2012
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