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Antioch, TN
A female asked:

I bruised my head from a fall and now i have a big bump. how long will you think itll last???

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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Could be permanent..: If you injured your scull - as bruise .Hematoma ( blood collection in subcutaneous tissue) heals over time - body uses its mechanism for absorbing it .But hematomas close to bone surface ( as shin, scull) May create persistent ” bump” due to deposits of calcium to hematoma as process of healing. Inflammation or hematoma attracts calcium . It become just cosmetic annoyance.
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