Swelling below knee

I have got hurt while playing football yesterday evening. There is swelling in my left leg below knee. It pains while walking but there is no pain in sitting or sleeping. I am diabetic. Please advise
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Dr. Sandip Gupta
32 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Orthopedic Surgeon
Do ice packs and get an X-ray done to rule out any bony injury. You may require antibiotic cover if there is a bruise and anti inflammatory medicines with rest.
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