A 51-year-old female asked:
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my wife has abad bruise on the chest. starting to get hard , how recommend treatment. its been about 36 hours?

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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Hematoma: Your wife has a hematoma of the chest wall. It hardens over several days and may turn black and blue. You can use warm soaks which may help resolution..
Answered on Sep 7, 2013

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