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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Common [email protected] 2-3d: Bilirubin levels of that order are common & unimportant at day 2-3. The cephalhematoma can boost the level & it sounds like they are already watching ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Mongolian spots: No these are benign, congenital spots. They pose no threat to your baby. They tend to persist throughout the first years of childhood and disappear by ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly : Swaddling even when tight generally does not cause bruising. It may be the diapers (too tight or allergic reaction), clothing, or a normal newborn ras ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Bruise/hematoma: A bruise is a discoloration of the skin due to leakage of blood from a small blood vessel or capillaries (usually due to trauma). A hematoma is the s ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Less than 8 weeks: Recovery time depends on the cause for surgery and the patient's overall health status. If the operation was successful and uncomplicated, then recove ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Would depend: On size, location among some things none of which you mention. In reality, the person who would know best is your surgeon.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Should get better: If the surgery was a success, you should expect getting better and better, having less pain and healing fairly quickly. Since I am not familiar with t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cerciello
52 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Time: Subdural treated w surgery. Brain injury would rarely progress as an acute phenomena. You must keep regular appts w surgeon until discharged. Longevi ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
May be a while: Because the blood is trapped between skull linings that have few blood vessels, it can take weeks to gradually settle down & be reabsorbed. The hemato ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See dr.: Keep seeing your dr. and get continuing treatment. Persistent hematomas may become hardened and require surgical intervention. Best wishes.
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