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Large lump formed, bruised, numbness after hard kick to shin. Should I be worried?

Hi 3 weeks ago I had a hard kick to the shin. The first week I had brusing to the whole of my shin pain in my upper thigh and ancle but numbnees to my shin. The second week the same just not as bad. This week all pain gone still got quiet a bit of busing but still numb and ive notice a large lump on my shin when the kick hit was wondering should be worried or just put it down to fluid
Asked On : Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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Hi, Welcome to HCM,
As there is no pain chances of fracture is less likely.
It seems that there is formation of hematoma giving rise to swelling.
Apply ice sponge 2-3 times a day.
You may go for one antibiotic and anti inflammatory medicine if your doctor thinks proper.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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