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Aiken, SC
A 36-year-old female asked:

Calf injury a week ago, causing circular contusion 4 inches wide. bruising is fading but a lump 1.5 inches long and .5 inch wide has developed two days ago deep in leg. i have mild aa and pnh, blood work good last month. concerned about a blood clot?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Blood clots in deep veins are not palpable. Good chance it is a hematoma (collection of blood) from the injury which will slowly get smaller and harder and get absorbed. If worried see your doc for exam.
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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM
Podiatry 44 years experience
I agree. Use moist heat to help rid the hematoma. Mild message helps
Jan 26, 2023
Last updated Jan 26, 2023


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