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Treatment for knee hematoma and femur lateral condyle bruise with minimal effusion?

Treatment for knee hematoma and femur lateral condyle bruise with minimal effusion?

REST: Apply ice try and rest, it will take a little time for the bruised bone to improve. Hematoma may have to be drained. ...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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Red bruise like knots. What is the treatment for that?

Red bruise like knots. What is the treatment for that?

First the diagnosis: Red bruise-like knots could be bruises or a number of different skin conditions. One such condition, erythema nodosum looks like bruises and is painful. Erythema nodosum can be caused by infections, medications and inflammatory conditions in the body. Before knowing how to treat your condition, it needs to be diagnosed properly. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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My wife has abad bruise on the chest. Starting to get hard , how recommend treatment. Its been about 36 hours?

My wife has abad bruise on the chest. Starting to get hard , how recommend treatment. Its been about 36 hours?

Hematoma: Your wife has a hematoma of the chest wall. It hardens over several days and may turn black and blue. You can use warm soaks which may help resolution.. ...Read more

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Bruise on leg from a fall on a scooter , what is the treatment how long does the pain last there is no swelling , just discoloration ?

Bruise on leg from a fall on a scooter , what is the treatment how long does the pain last  there is no swelling , just discoloration ?

Pain: It depends whether you bruised your muscle oly or had a bone bruise as well. Initiallt iwould use ice packs to reduce the swelling. After 48 hours i would start using hot packs especially if you have only muscle involvement. A bone bruise may take up to 2 months to heal. Discolorationmay take up to a month to clear depending on how ectensive the bruise is. ...Read more

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Sex last night w/cock ring, today feel like a bruise within pubic mound when I stand. No pain to touch. Any thoughts on cause? Treatment? See a doc?

Sex last night w/cock ring, today feel like a bruise within pubic mound when I stand. No pain to touch. Any thoughts on cause? Treatment? See a doc?

Was the cock ring: too tight? On too long? I think you may find this information helpful - http://www.sfcityclinic.org/drk/menshealth22.asp. Read & decide if you need evaluation. ...Read more

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I recently overdosed. I took a months supply of abilify (aripiprazole). I received emergency treatment. Now I have a bruise on lower right belly. What do I do?

I recently overdosed. I took a months supply of abilify (aripiprazole). I received emergency treatment. Now I have a bruise on lower right belly. What do I do?

Major Depression: Your Life is Precious! Reflect: Your thoughts, feelings and behavior before starting Abilify Your Diagnosis Reasons for taking Abilify Changes in thoughts, feelings and behavior after starting Abilify Reasons to take overdose Dizziness, confusion, falls See Physician for bruise on lower right belly. Provide this information to Psychiatrist, discuss Day Treatment center, Medication, Therapy ...Read more

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Is cast appropriate treatment for bone bruise of the metacarpals ?

Is cast appropriate treatment for bone bruise of the metacarpals ?

Depends: A bone bruise, as opposed to a bone fracture, does not need to be put in a cast in the sense of protection from displacement. But a cast can be useful to control swelling, potentially help with pain, and may make the hand more functional while you are recovering. I certainly would discuss with your doctor the different options for immobilization that are available. ...Read more