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Any Running Cycling 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Yes: You can use provided you don't wear it too tightly or for too long a period of timr. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
See below: It can take weeks to go away completely. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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