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how long will it take for a hematoma to go away

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Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Hematoma: The resolution time for a hematoma depends in its size and can take weeks.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: 3-6 weeks. If it is severe, up to 3 months.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Blood thinners: If you are on certain medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or other nsaids, these may cause you to bruise more easily. There are blood tests that y ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A member asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Typically : Typically that is caused by "actinic purpura" which occurs after age and sun damage thin the skin and cause it to bruise more easily. There is not ea ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: Sometimes a hematoma will harden under the skin as a painful,tender lump and will need to be removed with a small incision if warm soaks Don't cause i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Healing time varies: The size, volume, and location determine the variable time for a hematoma to resolve. Small hematomas may resolve in several days. Large hematomas ma ... Read More
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