How To Deal With Bruises And Pain In The Knee After An Accident?

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Last week I had an accident and the knee was hit by the doctor’s word that there was no fracture, I massaged it and it got better but I liked the pain because of the bruise inside due to the impact that was so strong against the asphalt what was the medicine getting

1 Answer:

Hi Sany,


Thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.

Post-accident pain and bruising in the knee area can occur as a result of injury to one or more of the components of the knee, for example due to fractures, ligament ruptures, muscle injuries, bursitis, joint dislocation (shift), and so on. If you have had open sores on your skin after the accident, it could also be that the pain and bruising is related to the infection.


Ensuring the extent of tissue damage caused by an accident should ideally not only be done through interviews and physical examination by a doctor alone, but also involves radiological examinations, for example X-rays or CT scans. Have you undergone this examination before being declared fracture free?


If you have, then you probably don't have to worry. The pain and bruising you are feeling right now can be a mild condition due to inflammation after an accident. With good care, this condition should subside within a few days or a few weeks. You should not massage the painful knee first, as it has the potential to cause more tissue damage. Simply compress the bruised and swollen knee area with ice cubes and warm water alternately while gently pressing it. Also elevate your legs while sleeping so that the bruise improves. You can first take a drug containing paracetamol to reduce pain. Always wear comfortable pants and footwear to minimize pain.


However, if you have not undergone adequate checks regarding the accident you experienced before, then in fact the possibility of more severe tissue damage cannot be removed 100%. You should go back to your doctor for a more comprehensive evaluation. That way, the doctor can provide the best treatment according to your condition.


Hope it helps ..

dr. Nadia Nurotul Fuadah

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