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Minor concussion, pain and bruise on the hip and thigh. Need treatment?

I got hit by a car 3 dys back woke up in an ambalance minor concusion but all in all fine. So i thought. My leg hip and thigh has a black bruis from top to bottom and it is very painfull to walk. on my hip where i must have landed i have a large not sivce of tenis ball but it only hurts when i sleep or lay on the side. I have an MRI saturday any thing i shoul tell the doctor
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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Thanks for your query.
black bruise over your hip and thigh is due to trauma and will be resolved in course of time.
Because of more trauma to your hip,there might have been blood collection(Haematoma) and it is looking like a tennis ball.Another possibility is a localised serous fluid collection which is due to damage of soft tissues.
Please avoid sleeping on the affected side for few days.
Nothing to worry.
Once your MRI report comes,your problem will be solved.
All the best.
Wish you speedy recovery
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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