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Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Lots of things: Low oxygen levels after a surgery can be caused by a large number of problems. Possibilities include ventilator associated pneumonia, pulmonary edema ... Read More

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Dr. Gregory Surfield
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
2-3 weeks: Hematomas are collections of blood. They initially coagulate then liquefy after 1-2 weeks. After they liquefy your body will resorb them or you can h ... Read More
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Pain: go with combination of paracetamol and ibuprofen if not allergic to them.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rimmer
38 years experience General Surgery
Improve: The hematoma will decrease in size as the body heals it and it most likely won't need any further treatment . If very large or painful it can be aspir ... Read More
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Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: This simply means a collection of blood. This is cause by bleeding into a space an the blood cannot get out. The body usually absorbs this blood over ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Blood: After mastectomy then reconstruction that gets a hematoma is caused by blood. The blood vessels supply oxygen to the breast tissue. This can occur w ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Serious consequence.: Depending on the size this could have very serious consequences including permanent brin damage and death. You need to listen to the advice of the neu ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Cranial burr holes: Cranial burr hole evacuation of the hematoma. For large for acute hematomas, craniotomy may become necessary.
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Unless: You are on a blood thinner, chances are low.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Tell your surgeon: It depends on the size and location of the hematoma - you definitely should let your surgeon know. If small, you would just watch - it big may need to ... Read More
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