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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
8 years experience Anesthesiology
Brain Bleed: An epidural hematoma is a brain bleed occurring outside of the brain but within the skull. This accumulation of blood can cause an increase in pressur ... Read More
Dr. Rishi Kumar
8 years experience Anesthesiology
Brain Bleed: An epidural hematoma is a brain bleed occurring outside of the brain but within the skull. This accumulation of blood can cause an increase in pressur ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
See below: Epidural hematomas can occur after significant head trauma, particularly skull fractures. A ct scan can be used for diagnosis. Typically, a neurosurg ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cerciello
53 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Epidural: More severe than subdural w more rapid onset of symptoms. Caused by arterial bleed and significant pressure on brain as arterial blood continues to p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: Some of the bruises over bony prominences (shin, hip, etc) form a calcified (bony) mass that can take months to gradually resolve. Clots tend to break ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Bruises (hematoma) will change colors and go away slowly. You may get a scar lump due to vascular bleeding and healing. It is not painful. There is n ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hematoma=blood clot: The chance to get hurt by what is in your spleen was months to years ago, and likely due to a traumatic impact to your abdomen (but not only way), cau ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: But if you develop headache, any neurologic symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, changes in mentation, difficulty with vision or anything you cannot ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: If there is a blood collection in the calf and an ultrasound has ruled out a phlebitis, applying heat to the calf would help break down the hematoma. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
LE hematoma: if a skin deep hematoma you can see the " black and blue mark", if in muscle diagnosed by ultrasound. Can take up to a month or so depending on siz ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Waskowitz
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ice ; elevate: If the hematoma is resolving should not be a problem traveling. You should take breaks when you can to move your knee and icing can still be helpful.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Talk to doctor: This is not a do it yourself matter. Do not stop the medication without consulting your doctor who prescribed it. Wish you good health!

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