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How To Treat Hematoma In Leg
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?
I have a hematoma after a knee arthroscopy and its red now after 20 days from the surgery and its covering all my leg is that normal?And how to treat
Bug bite on leg was itchy, grew and is now a round purple bruise on my leg - assuming it is a spider bite but do i need to treat or will it go away?
Get checked: May be just as you suspect, but maybe not. Best to get it checked by your MD or Dermatologist. Good Luck. ...Read more
After jogging i developed a painful bump and bruise on my leg 6 inches below knee. It is warm to the touch. What is this, how do I treat it? Concerns?
How best to treat a hard golfball size hematoma on my inner thigh. Ecchymosis is drk purple & very sensitive & painful! no signs of infection or abscess. I have had this for over 4 weeks.?
Henatoma: Most hematoma s will resolve over time if you have it for 4 weeks then its time to see a surgeon ...Read more
Inner, upper thigh hematoma : could this be caused by muscle stress in physical therapy when working on going up and down steps...How to treat pain.?
Hematoma: Hematoma of the upper is usually associated with a direct or indirect injury; if no associated injury or overuse please look for coagulopathy.. ...Read more
I have what looks like a bruise on my leg, slightly raised. I am also being treated for blood clots in my lungs so could this be a clot too? No rednes
Need to examine:
It is more likely to be a hematoma due to your being anticoagulants. It would be prudent to consult your doctor next time you see her/him.
Wish you good health!. ...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
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.?
Reabsorbs slowly: This collection of blood will soften up and reabsorbs slowly. It may take several months, though. Heating pads will make it feel better in the meantime. ...Read more
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
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
My patient who is left paralyzed had now hematoma in both legs near her vagina. What cause is this?
Hard to say: Without looking at it, but it could be spontaneous retroperitoneal bleeding from anticoagulants or an occult fracture of pelvis or hip. Can't tell you any more, get a doctor to look at it and check drug effect. ...Read more
Compartment syndrome started in leg 2009 after large seroma/hematoma over knee burst. Had 8 fasciotomies (4 surgeons) since but returns. How to stop?
I would question : that there's more to the story than your presentation. States ...Read more
Could a hematoma on my leg below my knee cause pain, swelling and discomfort in my knee joint three years later?
Hematoma in the leg would not cause knee problems.
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2 buttock injections/B-12/Fentanyl, severely bruised/hematoma/left with 2 painful lumps,
cant walk, pain shoots down leg/1 yr already?
Sciatic n. Injury: Difficulty walking & severe sciatica for one year & post-injection of medicine into ipsilateral buttock suggests mass-effect/permanent type of injury to sciatic nerve. See a Neurologist for confirmation. Knowledge of a medical misadventure does not begin until the sufferer learns, from an expert, that it has occurred. A most unfortunate circumstance if this is indeed what occurred. Iatrogenic? ...Read more
How long will a hematoma last and hurt? I've had it for 2 wks. It's on lower leg. Could it be blood clot. No swelling. Just bruised feeling.
LE hematoma: if a skin deep hematoma you can see the " black and blue mark", if in muscle diagnosed by ultrasound. Can take up to a month or so depending on size. There are also bone bruises when the bone marrow gets edema, muscle sprains, and there are clots which can be quite dangerous as part can dislodge &move elsewhere like the lung. Please F/U w/doc/ER today may need sonongram ...Read more