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Hematoma Drainage Leg
I hv a hematoma on my shin but rarely hurts ! do I require drainage? When does one need a drainage? Will it hurt? Thanks
No, not usually: Hematomas on the tibia or shin are fairly common because of the subcutaneous position of the bone. Most hematomas will slowly dissolve and go away w/ time. Aspirating these is generally not a good idea as the fluid is thick and the risk of introducing infection is real. See your ors if concerned. Gl! ...Read more
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I've a 1/2 football size hematoma on upper thigh from injury 1 yr ago. Drainage helped very little. Surgeon is reluctant-why? and why does foot hurt?
Reluctant to excise?: foot might be unrelated. needs eval. hematoma one year old is residual capsular scar tissue. should be cosmetic only and not cause functional deficits. not much upside to excise at this point unless extremely symptomatic ...Read more
Yes: Hematomas (bruises) can get bigger over a few days. Then they should stabilize and begin to resolve. ...Read more
You may have bumped into some thing and not realized it and it could result in a bruise or hematoma. If there is large hematoma without trauma, that would indicate a bleeding disorder.
Wish you good health! ...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
Around how long does a hematoma on leg(tripped on chair) take to heal?to stop hurting and for bruise to fully disappear?
I've had a large hematoma on my upper right thigh for over a year as a result of getting my leg caught in a deck. Sometimes hurts. What should I do?
How long will it take for a lg thigh hematoma (~ 3"x5") to start getting smaller? I injured my leg almost 2 weeks ago. It's quite large,hard&painful.
I have a hematoma on leg that is the size of a football. I have had this for two weeks now since the injury. It is burning inside when i stand up.?
1 yr ago i hit my buttock hard on a chair leg. 2 hematomas , iced + they absorbed into my butt, now I have extreme pain upon sitting, what could it be?
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
How should I treat my shin hematoma and is it normal to find discoloration in other parts of my leg days later?
If it is a true: hematoma and not just echhymosis, it might or might not resolve without drainage. Blood can suffuse down soft tissue planes of your leg and discolor the more dependent parts of your leg down to your ankles. Get a surgeon to look at it for specific recommendations. ...Read more
I have a hematoma, injury 4 days ago, with a blueish foot and calf. leg is somewhat yellowish. How should I treat it?
After surgery for my hematoma on my left hip the nurse said the dr just kept pulling "stuff" out? What was it? And why do both of my legs hurt?
Ask the surgeon...: One can ask the surgeon or get a copy of the surgeon's report, to see what stuff came out. It may have been hematoma blood mixed with other stuff, if there was other stuff in the hematoma. One can visit the doctor again if she has lots of concerns or questions, or to have the leg pains evaluated. If the leg pains are unrelated, a primary care doctor can check into the legs. ...Read more
I am experiencing leg numbness and leg pain. The following also describes me: Leg weakness. What should I do? I have a hematoma in my left leg
See surgeon: To have hematoma evaluated for drainage.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had two pulmonary embolisims in t two years and surgery for a huge hematoma in my groin /leg recently having a warm feelin g in leg mean anything?
I fell down the stairs 3 days ago and got a huge bruise/hematoma on the outer thigh, 5 inches from the hip. It islooking worse/bigger but it is not as painful or as swollen.The area is firm and it feels like I have some pins andneedles in my leg. Could it
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