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How long will a hematoma last

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
couple of weeks: This should clear up as the scar heals.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry 29 years experience
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
Surgery - Plastics 21 years experience
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 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
you are past the risk of hematoma. Hematoma occurs soon after surgery. It can occur later rarely only if something forcibly disrupts the site of sur... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Maybe but be careful: I'm not sure a flight can necessarily affect the splenic hematoma in a good or bad way. Generally I would avoid any high contact activities. Also in r... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Forbes
Wound care 17 years experience
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
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
NO: NO- your blood is always checked before donation. You can certainly donate once a month without issues; however, I advise consulting with your PCP re... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: A hematoma is a collection of blood in tissue, usually related to trauma, though spontaneous hematomas do occur. It will usually reabsorb on it's own,... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Probably hematoma: Sounds like a hematoma not a cyst based on the history of trauma.
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