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How long does it take for a hematoma to heal

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
General Surgery 26 years experience
Depends of size: The larger the longer. Expect several weeks.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 29 years experience
Depends: Depends on how large and the location and amount of trauma associated with the hematoma. Also draining the hematoma helps it heal faster. A small hem... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It can take awhile: Hematomas are collections of blood underneath the skin that lie within the soft tissue. They can occur from trauma or happen spontaneously. They bod... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: It can take weeks to go away completely.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends on size of: Hematoma. Hematomas after circumcision are not very common. Hematoma which is primarily bruising shoud settle down in 7 - 10 days. Larger collection o... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 34 years experience
More time: Car accidents are very difficult to deal with, because there are so many different pains and traumas that occur. You may get a different pain every da... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
A few weeks,: depending on the amount and distribution of the hemorrhage.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Too long : Four months is a bit too long for a hematoma to heal. Call the surgeon and arrange another appointment .?
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
You should see a doctor. There are a multitude of possibilities for why this is not healing-for example, you could have a skin infection called cellul... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 30 years experience
No injury?: Why do you have a hematoma on your toe if you did not have an injury? That would probably help to have an idea about the recovery time.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Hematoma: Hematoma complicating a breast biospy will take 6 to 8 weeks to resolve, depending on how large the hematoma is. Use a support bra. Report to your pro... Read More