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A bump under a bruise - normal?

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Tinkjon Tue 02-Sep-08 06:30:44

DS has a small bruise on his shin. I felt it today and there's a definite bump under the bruise. Before I freak out about lumps, is it usual to have a bump under a bruise?

AMumInScotland Tue 02-Sep-08 11:25:03

Quite normal - it's almost certainly just a swelling caused by whatever he did to cause the bruise in the first place.

Tinkjon Tue 02-Sep-08 17:11:30

Thanks!

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