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Went er 2 days ago after hitting my head on the base of a swivel chair doc said its a hematoma below my scalp is it safe to workout or run with it?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Forrest Jones answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Unless the ED physician specifically advised against it, you are safe to run. The hematoma will not interfere; only bleeding or swelling of the brain within the skull would have made your running unsafe. Hope that helps.

Answered Nov 23, 2014



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Dr. Steven Simon answered

Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Hematoma like,this,is self,limiting and will,slowly resolve. It should not interfere with your plans. Just try. Or to,hit,your head again.

Answered Nov 21, 2014



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