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Can subcutaneous hematomas cause little to no pain?

Can subcutaneous hematomas cause little to no pain?

Of course, but: It depends on the location and size of the hematoma. Hematoma refers to an actual collection of blood rather than a bruise, which is more like a soaked sponge, with tissues being the sponge. Both will eventually reabsorb on their own, but hematomas may do better and resolve faster if aspirated with a needle by an expert in surgical anatomy. ...Read more

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Hematoma (Definition)

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. Can usually ...Read more


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Do you know anything about what causes a hematoma?

Do you know anything about what causes a hematoma?

Blood extravasation: A hematoma is a collection of blood..A really bad bruise. It occurs usually after trauma when blood vessels rupture and blood escapes or extravasates in to the surrounding tissue. It could also occur spontaneously from clotting problems or platelet problems or as a result of blood thinner medication. ...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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Can sex cause subchorionic hematoma to get bigger?

Can sex cause subchorionic hematoma to get bigger?

No really: We frequently advise those who have a subchorionic hematoma to avoid intercourse to help avoid bleeding. There is not evidence that sex makes one bigger. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hematoma in the injection site after vit. B complex injection?

What is the cause of hematoma in the injection site after vit. B complex injection?

Trauma: Any injection carries the risk of hematoma if the needle accidentally nicks a blood vessel. ...Read more

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Help please? What is hematoma, and how heparin can cause it if given intra-muscular?

Help please? What is hematoma, and how heparin can cause it if given intra-muscular?

See below: Heamtoma is the term for bleeding into tissues. Heparin prevents blood from clotting which is essential for stopping bleeding. If heparin is injected and it injures a blood vessel at the site of injection into the muscle, there could be bleeding into the muscle resulting in hematoma. ...Read more

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What can cause Hematoma in the legs , which factors or illnes ?

What can cause Hematoma in the legs , which factors or illnes ?

Hematoma causes: this could be due to recurrent injury, medication effects or some medical condition you should see your primary physician ...Read more

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What causes hematoma after mastectomy with reconstruction surgery?

What causes hematoma after mastectomy with reconstruction surgery?

Blood: After mastectomy then reconstruction that gets a hematoma is caused by blood. The blood vessels supply oxygen to the breast tissue. This can occur with any surgery and will most likely resolve on its own. It may require drainage. Talk to your surgeon and they will discuss it with you. ...Read more

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What could cause a cuff hematoma, cellulitus, abcess after a hysterectomy?

What could cause a cuff hematoma, cellulitus, abcess after a hysterectomy?

Blood + bacteria: These are among the most common complications after hysterectomy. Cellulitis probably occurs (mild) after most hysterectomies. Abscess is reported at +/-5% of cases, but most see it less frequently in the real world. Usually no avoidable cause is found (other than avoiding surgery). Most important is prompt diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I fell of my bike and got labial hematoma. I had tubal with filshie clips 8 yrs ago. Can a bad fall like that cause the clips to come off?

I fell of my bike and got labial hematoma.  I had tubal with filshie clips 8 yrs ago.  Can a bad fall like that cause the clips to come off?

Clips should not: It is quite unlikely that your Filshie clips could come off after your fall or after any kind of pelvic or abdominal trauma. After 8 years, you are still "safe". ...Read more

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Can Diabetes cause Hematoma in the legs ?

Can Diabetes cause Hematoma in the  legs ?

Hematoma: Unlikely but strange things do happen. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. If there is a delay in appointments go to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more

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Can a hematoma from an open myomectomy cause bleeding after sex?

Can a hematoma from an open myomectomy cause bleeding after sex?

Seems unlikely : That depends where the hematoma was and when the surgery took place. Do not have sex prior to being released by your surgeon. ...Read more

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How serious is a subdural hematoma? Can I return to tennis if falling then caused it?

It's possible.: Assuming the subdural blood clot has been removed or has resorbed, you may be able to return to play. Your surgeon will take into consideration what risks you have for getting another one such as the use of blood thinners or a balance disorder. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what is a hematoma and how heparin can cause it if given intra-muscular?

Coagulated blood: Heparin in the muscle or anywhere reduces your ability to clot so you bleed easier and longer than normal. If you are on Heparin an have a trauma to the leg for example you may have some bleeding , that blood eventually will coagulate and begin to b absorbed back into the system. Blood outside of the blood vessels is a hematoma ( a "tumor" of blood) normally not dangerous ie "black & Blue" ...Read more

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Is a subcapsular hematoma common after liver biospy? What would cause it to occur and how serious is it if it does occur?

Is a subcapsular hematoma common after liver biospy? What would cause it to occur and how serious is it if it does occur?

Not common: Hemorrhage from the needle biopsy can cause a clot to form under the surface capsule of the liver, it usually responds to expectant treatment without surgery. patients are advised to stay away of contact sports and stay close to an acute care hospital and follow up with their physician if not observed in a hospital setting ...Read more

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I noticed a small bump near my anal opening after doing some research i think its a small perianal hematoma. It's small and just feels like a bump.. I workout out a lot doing bodybuidling do you think this was the cause.. Also what can make it go away?

I noticed a small bump near my anal opening after doing some research i think its a small perianal hematoma. It's small and just feels like a bump.. I workout out a lot doing bodybuidling do you think this was the cause.. Also what can make it go away?

Possibilities...: Consider anal fissure, internal hemorrhoid(s), proctitis (inflamed rectum), anal abscess or fistula, juvenile retention polyp, trauma to the anal canal, skin changes around the anus (benign or malignant). The only way to find out, and to start appropriate treatment, is to get examined. See your doctor please. ...Read more

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Please tell me can getting your ears pierced cause hematoma?

Please tell me can getting your ears pierced cause hematoma?

Potentially: One study showed complications in up to 35% of people w pierced ears. Problems can include infection, keloid, traumatic tearing and allergic reaction. ...Read more

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My patient is left paralyzed. She had hematoma in left leg.What cause is this?

My patient is left paralyzed. She had hematoma in left leg.What cause is this?

Trauma: If there is no sensation on the left side, and if it is paralzyzed, then it is much more likely to bump into objects and suffer injury that causes the hematoma. ...Read more