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Dr.Sawhney, Orthopedic Surgeon
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I smashed my forearm on a door knob yesterday. It is

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I smashed my forearm on a door knob yesterday. It is swollen, bruised, and I feel a small lump under my skin. It is tender to the touch but doesn't really hurt. I'm not sure if I should go see a doctor or not.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Orthopedics
Expert:  Dr.Sawhney replied 2 years ago.
I am Dr.Sawhney an orthopedic surgeon and I would be happy to help you today.
If you have got full range of motion at wrist and elbow and if you can fully rotate your forearm when you fix your elbow against side of abdomen you may not see a doctor.
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