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Broken bone?

(5 Posts)
DozyDoriss Mon 05-Sep-16 21:16:05

Ds 9 was carrying his scooter and it hit him in the leg, this was on Friday. He didn't tell me about it until Saturday and he had a huge bruise, he said it was really painful and was crying on the floor but still managed to get up and play a 50 minute game of football. He's been moaning about buyback weekend but we've just made him rest (he's a drama queen!)

This morning he was in pain walking to school and started crying as soon as he got there, I thought nerves as first day back. When he got home I looked at his leg and its swollen quite a lot.

Does anyone think it may be broken?? The bruise is on his inner right leg just a love his ankle

Eyedrophell Tue 06-Sep-16 21:38:19

How is he today op?

cuntinghomicidalcardigan Tue 06-Sep-16 21:40:57

Have you been to a and e with him? With that level of pain, plus bruising and swelling and pain on weight bearing it would be worth getting it checked.

DozyDoriss Wed 07-Sep-16 17:00:48

He's a lot better with it, not moaning and the bruise is going yellow, but it's still swollen.

I'm hesitant about going to a&e with him because we've been loads over nothing! He is a big drama queen, we had to go in July to get splinters removed!

DozyDoriss Sun 11-Sep-16 19:54:41

Ds leg is still swollen, most of the bruising has gone now. How long should swelling last for? He's not in any pain now thank fully, just has a big lump on his leg

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