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A scalp hematoma is a condition in which there has been bleeding between the scalp and the skull, and the blood is trapped under the scalp, forming a blood-filled bulge. Scalp hematomas usually resolve without treatment. They are more common in babies who needed vacuum-assisted deliveries, because vacuum on a baby's scalp can cause ...Read more
Can you have facial filler like juvaderm if you have had an acute subdural hematoma due to a hit on your head?
Yes: Unless you are on medication to decrease blood clotting. The bleeding caused by trauma is not a contraindication to facial fillers. I am assuming this bleed is resolved and there are no current neurological complications . If they are complications hold off anything as non essential as fillers until everything is stable ...Read more
My mother had a surgery for acute subdural hematoma. She suffered stroke years ago. How do I care for her now after this surgery?
Additive effects: An acute subdural hematoma is a form of a stroke and for the purpose of recovery you might want to think of it as one. Did the previous stroke and the hematoma now affect different areas of the brain or roughly the same. Depending on that and on which areas were affected (speech/language/motor) the recovery may depend on this and also the severity of the stroke and the hematoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I bumped my temple 72 hours ago. No headache, pupils fine, and not dizzy. Should I still worry about subdural hematoma:acute, subacute and chronic?
What could cause acute unexplained debilitating bruise like feeling in your whole body following intense vaginal pains?What should I do? What is this?
See a doctor: Sounds like you have an infection that is turning systemic. ...Read more
I have a bruise in the pattern of a grate, but it bruised in the holes of the pattern, not where there was actual contact. Is that normal?
Yes: Your skin budged and common for the bruise to form in the pocket ...Read more
My husband has a small bruise on his actual EYEBALL after getting in a fight yesterday. Is this something we should be worried about?
Eye bruise: Concern for blood in or around the eyeball or globe really depends on what part of the eye is involved. If the bruise in on the white part of the globe or sclera, it isn't a big problem. However, if there is blood behind the clear part of the eye or cornea, it should be seen by an ophthalmologist right away. Also, if there are any vision problems, he should be evaluated right away. ...Read more
Sudden short lived bruise like feeling pains down both legs but no actual discoleration or bruises should I seek medical attention anyway? What is it?
Cannot diagnose: This is so non-specific that there is no way in which to tell from what you have written. If this keeps up, see a doctor. ...Read more
Sudden onset pain in left lower eyelid. No visible redness or swelling. Hurts to blink and look down. Feels like a bruise, no discoloration?
Sudden unexplained partially debilitating bruise like pains down both legs starting from hips but no actual bruises, should I seek help asap?
Yes: Yes that would be the appropriate thing to do. ...Read more