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Doctor insights on: Auricular Hematoma In Children

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Dr. Walter Husar
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Hematoma (Definition)

A condition in which there is an abnormal collection of blood under the skin or other bodily surface, outside ...Read more


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Hello! I want to know what this tender spot that looks like a light pink place/feels like a bruise is on my breast! I'm scared that it may be Mastitis, but im an overall healthy person, and I dont have children and I dont breastfeed and I havent had any c

Hello! I want to know what this tender spot that looks like a light pink place/feels like a bruise is on my breast! I'm scared that it may be Mastitis, but im an overall healthy person, and I dont have children and I dont breastfeed and I havent had any c

Possibly a cyst: A tender area on the breast with overlying redness could be many things. Fibrocystic disease is common, and depending on where you are in your cycle may have an effect. If it continues to worsen or if the redness is spreading I'd have a doctor take a look. A superficial skin infection can also be a possibility. ...Read more

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Is a hematoma from a shot dangerous ?

Is a hematoma from a shot dangerous ?

No: As long as it is not infected and as long as "from a shot" means an injection and not a bullet. :) it should go down in a matter of days. Take care. ...Read more

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What is a hematoma and how serious is this?

What is a hematoma and how serious is this?

A collection of: Blood from injury or other reasons. Depend on the reason of that hematoma sometimes could serious. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to help a hematoma in abs?

Whats the best way to help a hematoma in abs?

Heat: generally mobilizes the old blood in hematomas and helps reabsorb the old blood. IT TAKES A WHILE so be patient. BTW Large collections of blood can be removed surgically ....Hope his is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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I've just been told I have hematoma, should I be concerned?

Location, location..: A hematoma is simply blood which has collected outside of a blood vessel, no different than a "black-and-blue" mark. The critical issue is where this collection is. If it's sitting under the skin, it is of no concern. If it's between the skull and the brain, it can create pressure on the brain and be life-threatening. ...Read more

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What is a subdermal hematoma?

Hematoma: A subdermal hematoma is a hematoma under the skin, a subdural hematoma is a hemorrhage under the dura mater covering of the brain. Both are usually associated with trauma. ...Read more

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Have a hematoma on my tailbone?

Takes time: Hematomas can take quite a while to resolve, often weeks and even months. Try ice initially, and subsequently you can alternate ice/heat. A sacral donut can provide symptommatic relief, and nsaids (ibuprofen, aleve) can help as well. ...Read more

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How long do dental hematomas last?

7-10 days : A hematoma is a bruise. It might take a week to see the hematoma go down in size. It will probably be completely gone within 10 days. ...Read more

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Are hematomas common after giving blood?

Are hematomas common after giving blood?

Sometimes.: I give blood 3-4 times a year and will get a quarter to half dollar sized bruise once a year. Why? Shifting in the needle or a tricky stick can do it. Post procedure elevation and pressure will decrease the possibility. If you are easily bruised on your body, bleeding gums or blood in your urine or stool ... See your doctor. The fact that you can give blood is a good indicator that all is well. ...Read more

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What do you mean by focal right frontal hematoma?

A hematoma: Is a collection if blood. The right frontal area would be the forehead, or if internal bleeding the frontal lobes of the brain. ...Read more

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Why does hematoma tingle and give sudden jolts of pain?

Pressure: A hematoma usually occurs after trauma and the blood leaks to form a clot under the skin. That can cause pressure over the already injured area and even on the nerve that runs along side the vein. It is helpful to elevate and ice if it just occurred. ...Read more

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How long will hematomas last after thyroidectomy surgery?

How long will hematomas last after thyroidectomy surgery?

2-3 weeks: Hematomas are collections of blood. They initially coagulate then liquefy after 1-2 weeks. After they liquefy your body will resorb them or you can have them drained. ...Read more

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If you were born with a hematoma, will it cause future problems?

If you were born with a hematoma, will it cause future problems?

Did you mean ...: Cephalhematoma in a newborn ? It should not cause any future problems. Looks bad within that 24 hour period especially after birth! it should spontaneously resolve on its own without any intervention. ...Read more

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Can someone slapping you at the top of your head cause a hematoma?

Can someone slapping you at the top of your head cause a hematoma?

If they hit: you hard enough, sure. A hematoma is a bleeding bruise.. ...Read more

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Could the excess fluid from the hematoma have now formed a seroma?

Could the excess fluid from the hematoma have now formed a seroma?

Maybe: I do not know where it is located or how the hematoma occurred. Hematoma is a collection of blood outside the vascular system. As the body resorbs it, the hematoma contents naturally liquefy and sometimes enlarges slightly. The fluid or seroma remaining then usually becomes resorbed and disappears. ...Read more

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Ihave a hematoma from a ostomy reversal how can I help it resolve?

Eating well and walk: Your ostomy takedown was probably either from previous trauma or for a cancer operation. Either way the best way to help the hematoma resolve is to help the healing process. Eating healthy and exercise are the best habits for your body. Eat good protein and enough fiber. Stay hydrated so you don't have hard stool. Walk a little more each day but don't over do it. ...Read more

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Do you know are burr holes still being used for subdural hematomas?

Yes: Symptomatic chronic (>30 days) subdural hematomas are often evacuated with two burr holes. Acute (. ...Read more

Auricular Hematoma (Definition)

Auricular hematoma ...Read more