A 43-year-old female asked:
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my niece punched my arm a little the other day and i have a faint bruise and little lump under the skin. if this is a hematoma, shouldn't it hurt?

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Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
16 years experience Cardiology
Not always: Depending on the location and density of nerve fibers, hematoma may or may not hurt.
Answered on Jan 28, 2013
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