A 18-year-old female asked:
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?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Forrest Jonesanswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: 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.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 40 years experience
Yes: 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.
3.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 23, 2014
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