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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hematoma causes: this could be due to recurrent injury, medication effects or some medical condition you should see your primary physician ...Read more
Can cardiac catheterization cause hematoma? My husband had a cardiac catheterization three days ago and now he has a bump a little bigger than a grape on his thigh near where they put in the catheter. He doesn’t want to call the doctor, but i think he sho
It can happen..: Often, small bleeding/hematoma or bruising, especially in elderly on aspirin/blood thinners, do not cause any significant pain/discomfort. Many don't even know how they got the bruises etc.. The skin itself is sensitive, but deep under skin there is less nerve endings and thus trauma/bleeding in deep area may not cause much pain at all, unless large and pushing on other tissues. Consult doc.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injury: Tissue injury with blood accumulation like a bruise in the soft tissue or in a muscle. Generally these resolve without difficulty although there may be local pain. See your physician if the hematoma persists after two weeks or if it becomes warm or appears to have an expanding mass of fluid within it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trauma: Any injection carries the risk of hematoma if the needle accidentally nicks a blood vessel. ...Read more
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