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How long for a hematoma to go away

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 61 years experience
Hematoma: The resolution time for a hematoma depends in its size and can take weeks.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Bruise: A bruise should not last that long. It can be either hyper-pigmentation changes or you should check with your local physician to make sure that you do... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Weeks: Hematomas can take weeks and even months to completely resolve, especially if they are sizable. I suspect the pain that you have (from the fractures ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Apply warm soakes : It will go away in time. Hematomas are collection of blood in soft tissue due to injury, or result of invasive procedures most of the time they will... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: 3-6 weeks. If it is severe, up to 3 months.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends upon size: Most small hematomas go away within a week. Large hematoma may take up to a few weeks.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Not long.: A hematoma (collection of blood) that develops on the septum of the nose after trauma. If left untreated it can cause a loss of blood supply and destr... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Very good: Most of the hematomas get absorbed in wks or months of time, if they are not compromising , to leave them alone.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: These are usually much more benign than they sound. Chances are good that it will resove spontaneously.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rimmer
General Surgery 39 years experience
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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