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Suffered a knee injury, bruised shin, hard knot developed. Tried massaging it. Treatment?

Hi, I fell on my knee 4 weeks ago, & bruised the front of my shin, about an inch from my knee. The bruise finally went away about a week ago, but I still have a hard knot about the size of a ping pong ball. I tried to work the knot out, thinking it was the equivalent of a back massage, but it s hard & is a little tender. Should I be concerned ?
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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yes u must be concern,please go for x ray,if every thing is o k ,,then it will be haematoma,,may resolve with time,if not it has to be drained by ortho surgeon see him.
dr s k gupta
Answered: Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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