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Leg injury, swollen thigh, bruise above knee, not broken. What to do?

I hurt my leg im not sure if it was from my work out saturday or while i was dancing and having a few drinks any way its very swollen on the back half of my thigh and it is a very dark bruise on the back like a little above my knee and then it goes up and stops and then right near my butt there is another round bruise i dont remember bumping into anything or falling idk what to do i can walk on it and everything so i know its not broken
Asked On : Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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Hello Charlie
The bruising may be due to the injury which you have not noticed, and causing soft tissue injury or bleeding inside and resulting in dark bruise.
Keep the leg elevated.
Wear elastic bandage at the site.
Do alternate hot and cold fermentation.
Take analgesic and anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce bruise.
Take rest as much as you can for proper healing.
If the darkness of the bruise increases or you feel any fever than immediately consult your doctor for that. Hope you got your answer.
Best Wishes
Answered: Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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