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Why is my leg still red a month and a half after diagnosed with hematoma?

On April 10th my leg had fallen through a storm drain and I didn't stop until my leg was to big to fit. I stopped just above my knee cap.

I went to the ER and they said it just needed time like 2 to 3 weeks. It's been at least a month and a half. The sweeping had gone down and I was feeling better. I was able to walk and resume normal activities without bending my leg to much. Recently it has started to get red and the pain is slowly coming back. I don't understand why and how long this will last. Any thoughts?
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363281 tn?1643235611
Hello~I think that since it is starting to act up again, you should see your GP just to make sure that all is well.  I also would take the advice that Sarah gave you, that might help as well.
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Hello and welcome to the forum.  We're sorry you had this experience.  That sounds pretty terrifying!  I think if you were healing and it is hurting again and getting red again, it is time to check back in with your doctor.  A hematoma can take some time to heal but this was healing and is now getting worse again.  Do you still ice the area?  This would be a good idea. You also may want to ask your doctor if compression is recommended.https://www.rxlist.com/hematoma/drugs-condition.htm So, check in with your doctor to make sure all is well.  
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Thank you I had stopped icing it and elevating it when it started to feel better.
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