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Question: lump after bruse

 joejoe - Mon Sep 05, 2005 10:50 am

I'm 45 years old and about 8 months ago I had a bad fall off my steps during the winter.

I landed on my lower back just to the right and received a large bruise. I was able to move just fine and went to work never experiencing any real pain or discomfort.

The bruise went through its normal stages resulting in a large lump. The lump slowly decreased in size but I still have one about the size of a golf ball.

I have no pain, no problems moving and no discomfort of any kind just this lump.

Do I need surgery?

I’m in good health I don’t smoke or drink.

Any info would be appreciated

Thanks in advance
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Sep 06, 2005 5:19 am

User avatar Hi joejoe,
You should certainly have the area evaluated. If the area is not causing you symptoms at this point, most likely you would not need surgical treatment.
 joejoe - Tue Sep 06, 2005 10:21 am


Is it a calcium build up that is causing the lump? and do they usually just drain the fluids

Its been there for almost 8 months I would have thought the body would have absorbed this by now


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