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Can you die from preseptal hematoma?

Can you die from preseptal hematoma?

No: But you can end up with a hole in the septum. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Preseptal Hematoma (Definition)

A hematoma (collection of blood) that pools on the septum of the nose after trauma. If left untreated it can cause a loss of fresh blood supply to the septum and destruction of the septum.Nose pain, a blue-purple mass in the nose, nose bleeding. . Examination of the nose using a nasal speculum establishes the diagnosis. A ct scan may be done to ...Read more


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Do symptoms like preseptal hematoma go away quickly?

Do symptoms like preseptal hematoma go away quickly?

Not long.: A hematoma (collection of blood) that develops on the septum of the nose after trauma. If left untreated it can cause a loss of blood supply and destruction of the septum .Drainage to prevent permanent destruction of the septum is the treatment of choice. It take about 1-2 weeks to go away after the surgery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: preseptal hematoma?

What is the definition or description of: preseptal hematoma?

Hematoma: A hematoma (collection of blood) that pools on the septum of the nose after trauma. If left untreated it can cause a loss of fresh blood supply to the septum and destruction of the septum.Nose pain, a blue-purple mass in the nose, nose bleeding. . Examination of the nose using a nasal speculum establishes the diagnosis. A ct scan may be done to identify other associated injuries. ...Read more

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I have IVF missed abortion 8 weeks have bleed large clots gy say i has hematoma embryo was growing normaly and just die was embryo chromz.Abnormal?

I have IVF missed  abortion 8 weeks   have bleed large clots gy  say i has hematoma embryo was growing normaly and just die was embryo chromz.Abnormal?

Likely: Sorry about the bad news. Yes. Most likely this was a problem with the embryo and not with you. It is good that you got pregnant. This often bodes well for future ivf cycle success. Most embryo problems this early in pregnancy are chromosomal issues. Please speak with your doctor about your particular situation. Take care and best of luck. ...Read more

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10 weeks pregnant with a subchorionic hematoma. Confirmed heartbeat. Can stressful situation such as death of a family cause bleeding or hurt baby.

10 weeks pregnant with a subchorionic hematoma.  Confirmed heartbeat. Can stressful situation such as death of a family cause bleeding or hurt baby.

Chronic stress can : lead to pregnancy complications, but it does not cause a subchorionic bleed in the first trimester. Especially since you have the added stress of having to wait to know the significance of the bleeding along with the normal grieving process, it would be wise to seek therapy pro-actively, so as not to develop chronic anxiety or depression. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get punched on the head and get a bruise and die like days or weeks later?

Is it possible to get punched on the head and get a bruise and die like days or weeks later?

A bit more than that: A serious blow to the temple that results in a skull fracture can lacerate the middle meningeal artery and cause an epidural hematoma. This is a neurosurgical emergency that must be evaluated and treated promptly or a person can slip into a coma and die. A slower subdural hematoma can cause issues as well. Any head trauma with changes in mental status should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more

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How long to hematomas take to heal?

How long to hematomas take to heal?

It can take awhile: Hematomas are collections of blood underneath the skin that lie within the soft tissue. They can occur from trauma or happen spontaneously. They body will slowly reabsorb them with time in general and it can be difficult to estimate how long that can take depending on the size, extent and location of the hematoma. ...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 does a hematoma look like? 

What does a hematoma look like? 

Swelling: Hematomas often look like a discrete buldge or swelling with a boarder ranging in size. It may have a blueish discoloration and may be warm to touch. Some internal hematomas, like subdural hematomas can not be visualized without imaging studies. ...Read more

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Bruise (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more