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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bruise or blood : Collection outstde blood vessels. Can be a collection located between cells of deeper layers of skin, a bruise. Or a collection of blood either liquid ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Don't get hurt!: A hematoma is a "bruise". Usually caused by injury. To avoid 100% of these, is impossible. We all bang ourselves on something, we have all fallen, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
16 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: Hematomas often look like a discrete buldge or swelling with a boarder ranging in size. It may have a blueish discoloration and may be warm to touch. ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Hematoma: These can occur under a nail, too, and is the (usual) result of trauma and is the accumulation of blood from the trauma. In the case of a nail they c ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
DependsOnLocation: Most hematomas do not need any treatment as the blood gets reabsorped in the body,It depends part of body is the hematoma is.Sometimes the hematomas g ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: As long as it is not infected and as long as "from a shot" means an injection and not a bullet. :) it should go down in a matter of days. Take care.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hematoma: Hematoma is free blood and will resolve when body absorbs it all under skin is a bruise will change colors as it heals.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Hematome: An acute hematoma develops immediately after the trauma or surgery, whereas a chronic hematoma can develop over time and may be associated with a slow ... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Curreri
24 years experience Pulmonology
Compress: Can put a warm compress on it. Initially you would want to put ice on it to reduce the bleeding but after that use a warm compress
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A collection of: Blood from injury or other reasons. Depend on the reason of that hematoma sometimes could serious.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
25 years experience General Surgery
Depends of size: The larger the longer. Expect several weeks.
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