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I have a hematoma. When will it heal?

I have a hematoma. When will it heal?

Hematoma: Hematoma is free blood and will resolve when body absorbs it all under skin is a bruise will change colors as it heals. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Hematoma (Definition)

A scalp hematoma is 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. Scalp hematomas usually resolve without treatment. They are more common in babies who needed vacuum-assisted deliveries, because vacuum on a baby's scalp can cause ...Read more


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How long does it take for a hematoma to heal?

Depends: Depends on how large and the location and amount of trauma associated with the hematoma. Also draining the hematoma helps it heal faster. A small hematoma occurring from venipuncture (blood draw) on the arm heals faster than a large hematoma on the lower extremity (slower healing location) caused by severe trauma (ie: car accident). ...Read more

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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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Hi i had received a hematoma on my chin during the summer and it had healed considerably well although there is still more to heal. What is left is pi?

Will resolve: With time hematoma will disappear in couple of wks, leave it alone , need drainage only when it causes obstruction to structure. ...Read more

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How long does a hematoma take to heal after male circumcision?

How long does a hematoma take to heal after male circumcision?

Depends on size of: Hematoma. Hematomas after circumcision are not very common. Hematoma which is primarily bruising shoud settle down in 7 - 10 days. Larger collection of blood or clot trapped by sutures could take weeks to heal. Best to discuss it with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long will hematoma in abdomen take to heal. I'm still in pain after 7 days from car accident.

How long will hematoma in abdomen take to heal. I'm still in pain after 7 days from car accident.

More time: Car accidents are very difficult to deal with, because there are so many different pains and traumas that occur. You may get a different pain every day for a couple of weeks after an mva! the hematoma indicates that you have had a significant blow that may take weeks to be absorbed. If your pain is still moderately severe or worsening, you may have to have it checked out again - even with a ct... ...Read more