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how long will a hematoma last

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
LE hematoma: if a skin deep hematoma you can see the " black and blue mark", if in muscle diagnosed by ultrasound. Can take up to a month or so depending on siz ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
couple of weeks: This should clear up as the scar heals.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
28 years experience Dentistry
7-10 days : A hematoma is a bruise. It might take a week to see the hematoma go down in size. It will probably be completely gone within 10 days.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
20 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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Ideally your symptoms would resolve more quickly if the olecrannon bursa was drained.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Forbes
16 years experience Wound care
Several weeks: Hematomas start soft and harden as the blood inside coagulates. It will slowly turn from a deep purple to a yellow starting at the edges as your body' ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
EMG: An EMG assesses nerve problems. A hematoma and bursitis are not nerve problems. Therefore, an EMG would probably be of little benefit. If the swelling ... Read More
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Dr. Raksha Trivedi
49 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sorry : Sorry to hear there. You pain shouldn't be getting worse. If it is you need to see a physician. However the pain may last for several weeks depending ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Longtime: Bruises can last for a longtime but if persists see doctor to see why.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Most bruises: Resolve within about a week.
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