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I walked very heavily into a solid plant pot with my shin!

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Hi I walked very heavily into a solid plant pot with my shin! When it did this the pain was excruciating and I could not weight bare for about 30 minutes. I am now walking but it is still very painful! There is a small cut which looks deep (I had thick trousers on at the time). There is also a egg like lump. The picture does not really show the lump. Shall I just allow it to get better or get it checked? It happened about 2 hours ago.Many thanksLisa 38 yo
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Orthopedics
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Hello Lisa I'm Dr Chip

When was your last tetanus booster?

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Orthopedist: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 7 months ago

Ok

Then you're covered

Most likely you don't have a minor fracture there but if this isn't a lot better by tomorrow you need to get an x-ray to check

For now on the wound I suggest topical Neosporin ointment twice a day for a week

Please let me know if you need any more information

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