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Bone Bruise

Following a traumatic injury, fluids and blood may accumulate and build up in and around the injured bone, leading to a condition known as bruised bone. A bruised bone is less severe as compared to a bone fracture. Soreness, pain, swelling, bruising on the skin, and a hard lump under the skin are commonly reported symptoms in the case of bone bruising.

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A bone in my hand is displaced. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,The bone in my hand got displaced. I went to the doctor, and he put a bandage on my hand. When I opened the bandage again after six days, my hand started to hurt.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Suppose you have experienced the displacement of a bone in your hand and received initial medical care. In that case, following up with your healthcare provider as soon as possible is crucial to ensure proper healing and management of the injury...  Read Full »

I dislocated my kneecap, and I wore a knee brace. My knee is extremely swollen. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 16 years old. About 12 days ago, while at gymnastics, I dislocated my kneecap and put it back on my own because I was scared. One hour later, I had an X-ray, and I went to get an MRI the next day. Some days ago, I got the results, and everything seemed fine except a bone bruise on my...  Read Full »


Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Swelling is a common response to injury, including dislocated kneecaps and bone bruises. When you dislocate your kneecap, it is expected for the knee to swell as part of the body's natural healing process. The fact that you are wearing a knee br...  Read Full »

I cannot kneel as my knee hurts. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I fell on a cement sidewalk about two months ago, and my knee is still bruised. Although it does not hurt while doing normal activities, it hurts tremendously when I kneel or when I accidentally brush my knee against anything. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You described that the pain gets worse on kneeling (direct pressure), which means two or three things: Following the fall, you may have either have had a bone bruise, which is still tender to touch. A subperiosteal hematoma, which can be quite tender. Or you may have ...  Read Full »

I am a dancer with a bruised left knee bone that I want to heal fast. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a bruised bone in my left knee. I am a dancer, and I have a performance at the end of this month. Is there any information that you can give me to help me ease back into dancing in time for the show? Currently, I am taking the tablets Naproxen and Ibuprofen.  Read Full »


Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Yes, bruised bone needs immobilization and I advise you to wear a hinged knee brace for support. 1. Continue with the tablet Ibuprofen as long as you will have pain for at least 20 days. 2. Apply ice over the involved are...  Read Full »

Could a knee reconstruction fail?

Query: Hello doctor,I fell from a 20 feet high area while skiing and broke my left hip (which is now reconstructed) and my right femur (fixed with a rod or nail inserted through the knee). After almost two months since the reconstruction, my right knee has started being problematic, and I suspect soft tiss...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and gone through the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) image you have attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's privacy). I can see from your MRI that there is some degree of marrow edema (fluid build-up in the bone marrow) and bone br...  Read Full »

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