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Upper thigh bruised with lump after fall. Applying medications. Duration for lump to heal completely?

I had a trip and fall on to the right side 12 days ago. I am 74 yr. female. Everything worked fine, just bruised, with a lump on the upper thigh. I iced it right away , after 24 hrs. I have only used Ben Gay or Tylenol Precise to help with the pain. I take generic Tylenol for pain. The lump has gone down some, but how long would it take to go away? I walked around fine afterwards. Just wondered about the lump, it does not look blue. Thanks. SORRY, I THOUGHT THIS WAS FREE. I FEEL LIKE A DUMMY NOW!!!!
Asked On : Mon, 27 Aug 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello fiveaxle

Thanks for posting your query

You had an injury over upper thigh after fall.

After that you developed swelling over upper thigh.

But after taking initial treatment of rest & ice, your swelling disappeared & you have painless ROM.

SO it might be a contusion only.

Answered: Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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