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Forum Name: Hematology Topics
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|
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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