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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Teal
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Usually none: Most scalp hematomas will resolve without any surgery needed. The body will break the clot down as it does any bruise over time. Rarely if the hematom ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
36 years experience sports medicine
Scalp: Swelling, discoloration, and tenderness at the location of impact;.
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Hematoma: It will depend on how big the hematoma is, to start with.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You wait longer: If a kid develops a scalp hematoma it represents a pocket of blood in between the skull and deep skin layers that have no blood supply.Blood will eve ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematomas: generally do NOT "re-appear" without TRAUMA You may have a sebaceous cyst Get it checked out! Hope this helps Dr Z
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Yes, it can: Hematoma is a collection of blood in tissues. This blood can track down under the force of gravity or pressure to the anatomic structures below, such ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Hematoma: which is a collection of blood between the skin and skull.generally after trauma or difficult dilivery if trauma you need to check for intracranial in ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I've never drained : One in 3 deacdes. They may take a few weeks to settle down & sometimes they can form a hard bony knot at the base of the collection.The body will even ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Ferguson
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: If small, may be able to accomplish under local anesthesia. If larger blood collection, best done in a formal procedure room with anesthesia.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
Don't do it: Let someone examine and treat this for you. The scalp is very thick skin. You can do a lot of damage trying this on your own.
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Puzzling question: A scalp hematoma means there is a collection of blood under the skin of the scalp. This usually reflects a broken blood vessel from trauma. It usually ... Read More

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