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Is there any danger to running/cycling with a thigh hematoma?

Is there any danger to running/cycling with a thigh hematoma?

Yes.: A thigh hematoma should be evaluated by a sports medicine trained physician. These can potentially scar and harden, forming a calcification within the thigh, that can result in chronic pain and dysfunction of the leg. Running/cycling can aggravate the condition, if not cleared first, by a qualified physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Hematoma (Definition)

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


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It feels like I have a deep bruise in my thigh. I am a runner, what can I do I am in so much pain. Should I stop running?

It feels like I have a deep bruise in my thigh. I am a runner, what can I do I am in so much pain. Should I stop running?

Yes, you should: If you are in that much pain, stop it and see your doc. It is not normal to have that much pain from running, unless you injured yourself some other way besides running. It could be bursitis, which is not dangerous and can be easily diagnosed, but you should definately check with your doc. Just remember, you can always run again once you know that nothing bad is happening in there. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Should i ice a large thigh hematoma?

Should i ice a large thigh hematoma?

Yes you can: Monitor the swelling carefully. In extreme cases the hematoma can continue to get bigger and cause extreme pain and tightness leading to compartment syndrome which can be surgical emergency. ...Read more

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After a fall have a large hematoma on my thigh. How to treat?

After a fall have a large hematoma on my thigh. How to treat?

R.I.C.E.: Treating a superficial hematoma is similar to the treatment used for other soft tissue injuries. Using the r.I.C.E method (rest, ice, compression, elevation) is recommended. Apply ice to the area for 15 minutes, several times per day. ...Read more

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I fell of my mountain bike and had a large thigh hematoma, other than rice, what should I do?

I fell of my mountain bike and had a large thigh hematoma, other than rice, what should I do?

Seek evaluation: Initially, r.I.C.E. Is indicated to minimize the extent of bleeding and damage in the muscle. After the initial inflammatory phase resolves, early passive and active range of motion exercises and a guided physical therapy program may help hasten recovery. Formal medical evaluation is recommended to determine if drainage of the hematoma is necessary or if an injection can be beneficial. ...Read more

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I've had a lg thigh hematoma ~6wks. Its reduced in size some & was minimally painful but is more painful again, even at rest. Should i be concerned?

I've had a lg thigh hematoma ~6wks. Its reduced in size some & was minimally painful but is more painful again, even at rest. Should i be concerned?

Hematoma : What caused you to have a hematoma ? Trauma ? Increasing pain at rest is not usual and deserves further work up. If you have pain at rest you should get it looked at. Contact your MD. Best of luck ...Read more

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I've had a hematoma from a car accident on my thigh for almost a year now, we are thinking of getting it drained.. Any thoughts ?

After a year, it's-: -no longer liquid. The hematoma has probably fibrosed , but if it's fluctuated indicting a seroma, it may help, but the thing is that its no has a lining, & can reform. If it is bothersome, give it a try but don't expect miracles. If it is Bn that long, they usually need surgery 2 remove the capsule it occupies, & drainage tubes may B needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Went to the doctor about this knot on my thigh and he said it was a hematoma but it's still their.....Can hematomas last for three months?

Yes: A hematoma is a collection of blood in tissue, usually related to trauma, though spontaneous hematomas do occur. It will usually reabsorb on it's own, over time, but sometimes it will consolidate and become firm and constant, occassionally requiring removal. Just be patient, it should be fine and self limited. Good luck. ...Read more