Ask A Doctor - ankle injury - DesiMD Healthcare Services

   

About 4 months ago I was hit by a very hard line drive softball a little above my ankle on the inside of my right leg. I am still experiencing lots of swelling and very little bruising. This is accompanied by a large lump or knot under the skin where I was hit. I have not been to any doctor or had an X-ray. What could be wrong with it? - Asked by M W on 15-Nov-2014 09:10:34

Answer Count: 2    

  • MD
    Internal Medicine

    Answered by Dr. Srividya Venigalla on 15-Nov-2014 12:24:24

    you have already asked this question and a doctor replied to it, did you need more details or were not happy with the answer. Let us know so we can help you appropriately.
    See Disclaimer

Replied by M W on 15-Nov-2014 21:33:05

need more answers

  • MD
    Internal Medicine

    Answered by Dr. Srividya Venigalla on 17-Nov-2014 11:59:05

    When you were hit with the ball, the injury could range from sprain to fracture . And when bones are not aligned right , fractures heal in crooked way and might have caused that hard lump .This is very difficult to determine without examination. I would recommed examination and referral to ortho if needed. 


    See Disclaimer
Login to post a reply
Disclaimer:
  • The answer(s) suggested above are for information purposes only.
  • If you need further help (or) if you have any further queries, please contact our Customer Care Centre +91 40 4242 8282 / +91 801 901 2308 and our doctors will try to help you.
  • In case of emergency, please call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital immediately.
  • The questions asked for free advice will be visible to visitors of this portal (www.desimd.com). Hence, the user should not divulge and must take the responsibility to not divulge any personal identifiable information on the portal.
  • If the patient is less than 18 years of age, parental guidance is advised. We discourage (and disapprove) approaching us directly. It is advised that the query be framed in consultation with their parents. Any query from age group less than 18 years is assumed to be done in accordance with this protocol.