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I was playing about with my stepson 3 weeks ago and he gave

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Hello, I was playing about with my stepson 3 weeks ago and he gave me a dead leg(top my right side of my leg) and it
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: I have a lump come up with brusing, I didn't think more of it as thought it would go down, but the brusing didn't come out for 2 weeks, but worried about the lump and swelling too .
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: was told by my mum that she has a I think this is spelt a anorseom on her aorta and they can't operate as she has high blood pressure ,plus my uncle died of it. And my dad died 3 years ago liver failure .
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

2 weeks is ok

you can put ice packs on the bruising with bags of ice wrapped in a towel

this can help over time decrease swelling and pain.