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Leg injury, bruising, swollen. Negative X-ray. Taking Keflex. Have indentations in lower leg. Normal?

I had a leg injury that is bruised and was very swollen. I had an x-ray (negative), but now the leg became slightly infected for which I am taking Keflex. That was 4 days ago and the swlling and infected area (redness) is going down. However, I now notice 2 very small indentations in the lower leg, where the infection is. Is this normal.
Asked On : Mon, 10 Dec 2012
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Hello.indentations of the leg after injury and swelling is normal.even though rule out tubrrculosis.osteomyletis of the leg.go for repeated x-ray.indentations can be due to fluid inside.use a short course of antibiotic
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