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if a stone hit on the foot and blood coagulate, what treatment should be given?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ross
41 years experience Podiatry
Hematoma: After an injury where a hematoma develops, the initial course if ice and compression to prevent further bleeding. After the hematoma organizes, warm moist heat is advised to attempt to resolve the hematoma. Gentle massage is also helpful. You might want to have an x-ray taken to rule out a fracture.
Answered on Nov 13, 2013

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