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Is It Normal To Scalp Hematoma
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Scalp bump what causes it? Not a cyst if hair is tugged face turns red. Is it a blood vessel in my scalp? That's irritated?
Skin problems: It's hard to tell what the bump is about without seeing it. There may be hair follicle infection, such as boil. If your hair is tugged and there's a lot of pain with it, your face may turn red due to pain chemical release causing your vessels to react. That's nothing to worry. ...Read more
Is a subcapsular hematoma common after liver biospy? What would cause it to occur and how serious is it if it does occur?
Not common: Hemorrhage from the needle biopsy can cause a clot to form under the surface capsule of the liver, it usually responds to expectant treatment without surgery. patients are advised to stay away of contact sports and stay close to an acute care hospital and follow up with their physician if not observed in a hospital setting ...Read more
Here are some…: Visible veins may occasionally appear on glans penis of few men and are considered as normal variation, which are harmless and require no treatment. So, stop worrying about it and direct your attention to practicing quality healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession so to enhance your energy and ability to live a long happy life. ...Read more
The lump that was left from my epididymitis is it normal for it to change size daily as it heals, sometimes it is smaller, sometimes bigger etc?
Inflamed healing : Yes. Inflamed or infected tissue can leak fluid and can swell with fluid. As this heals there may be some variety in the tissue. It is always best not to be poking and prodding this sensitive tissue while you are healing. You surely do not want to stimulate more trauma for that tissue. ...Read more
Itching = Healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The nerves in the area respond to this inflammation in varying intensity as things heal from pain to itching and possibly with numbness. This is a normal part of healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hematoma on shin since 2 years rarely hurts ! is it okay to le it be and not drain it? The colour is light but its hard to touch
Yes: Very common for a hematoma over the shin bone (tibia) not to be absorbed and form a permanent cyst. If does not hurt or get in your way leave it along. Drainung it with a needle often relieves some of the size but usually recurs. Surgery can remove it permanently. Comnsider the risk benifit ratio before you proceed. ...Read more
Yes ...: Darker color on scrotal skin is normal because genital area is sex hormonal sensitive so its color undergoes its natural change from childhood to puberty/adolescence to adulthood just like similar change in female genital region and areola of breasts throughout life and during pregnancy. So, what you noticed is normal. If still in doubt, ask Doc timely. ...Read more
Is is normal if you scratch yiur nipple and it has red dots (looks like a hickey) within seconds? Is it broken blood vessels?
Yes: How sharp are your nails? How hard do you scratch? ...Read more
Acutely yes: In the acute stage thrombus is associated with inflammation of the vessel wall and this can cause pain. After a few days however the pain should diminish or disappear and certainly thrombi older than 10-14 days are not likely to cause pain , particularly if they are "non occlusive" ...Read more
Not usually: Do not know the size, time of treatment, or location of the removal. If the site is itching, stinging and very firm (ridgy or raised) it may be a reaction to sutures or hypertrophic scar. You should return to surgeon that removed the mole and have a complete examination of the site. They will help you with the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Hematoma: which is a collection of blood between the skin and skull.generally after trauma or difficult dilivery if trauma you need to check for intracranial injury if occurs without trauma you need to check the clotting system for a deffect ...Read more
Scalp: Swelling, discoloration, and tenderness at the location of impact;. ...Read more
You wait longer: If a kid develops a scalp hematoma it represents a pocket of blood in between the skull and deep skin layers that have no blood supply.Blood will eventually break down to its basic chemical fluid and protein makeup and be passively absorbed gradually through the deep skin layers.Transient calcium deposits can form at the site but eventually resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually none: Most scalp hematomas will resolve without any surgery needed. The body will break the clot down as it does any bruise over time. Rarely if the hematoma is tense and expanding it can be drained by opening the skin and washing the area out. Those on blood thinners may have to stop them for a short time if there is an associated clot/bruise on the brain. ...Read more
I had a subcutaneous scalp hematoma removed 5 years ago but it has slowly reappeared 1 year ago - should I get it removed again or not?it doesn't hurt
My son have a scalp hematoma since saturday and the bump is not getting smaller yet, whe do you decide if it needs to be drained?
I've never drained : One in 3 deacdes. They may take a few weeks to settle down & sometimes they can form a hard bony knot at the base of the collection.The body will eventually reabsorb the material & all will be fine. It is not worth the chance if infection or recurrent accumulation to drain these. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it can: Hematoma is a collection of blood in tissues. This blood can track down under the force of gravity or pressure to the anatomic structures below, such as the face. You want to make sure that the bruising on the face is not due to trauma to other structures. For example, raccoon eyes, bruising around the eyes, can be a sign of a basal skull fracture. Please have this evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more
Yes: Technically yes. It is not a huge procedure as it is technically skin deep. But scalp lacerations can bleed a lot and a hematoma in that location could have lots of clots and therefore will requires a thorough evacuation with good lighting and surgical instruments as in a typical or. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter's usg brain report says "A scalp hematoma measuring 11.3 x 3.5 mms is seen over the left parietal
area."I am afraid. what should I do .
Puzzling question: A scalp hematoma means there is a collection of blood under the skin of the scalp. This usually reflects a broken blood vessel from trauma. It usually hurts, can persist for days or weeks, but has little if any importance. It is not by itself any sort of brain injury. It is not inside the skull. ...Read more
Why did i develop a scalp hematoma 12 days after my car accident? they sewed up my head wound in the ER & my forehead swelling went down. Then 11 days after my accident I was laying down & felt bubbling under my scalp, went to the mirror & saw a huge knot
Delayed bleeding: There was likely a small blood vessel that just started bleeding underneath the skin, causing the hematoma. It may have happened when the stitches were being removed or even something like washing your hair. Nothing incorrect done, just a thing. Your body will eventually reabsorb the hematoma; sometimes some will be left behind that can be uncomfortable, so you may prefer to have it evacuated ...Read more
What do you mean by: 1. Scalp hematoma, left parietal region 2, cerebral contusion left parietal lobe 3. Cerebral contusion left base cerebral hemisph?
Scalp hematoma: Scalp hematoma is a bleeding underneath the scalp in the upper left region of the skull. The contusion is in the same region and is a brusing and bleeding in the brain. #3. Is another bruising or bleeding on the left side of the brain but lower down towards the base of the skull. These injuries sound like there are a result of head trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a scalp hematoma on the back of my head for the past 3 months and it has s not reduce in size. X-ray shows no fracture. Soft painful spot on it?
Hematoma: It may take months for the hematoma to be absorbed depending on its size. In fact if it lasts long enough it may begin to calcify ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: The doctor who is doing the follow-up visit(s) after the initial care of the injury can check to see if the numbness is a normal amount of numbness. Anytime there is a cut in the skin, whether by surgery or trauma or a combination of both, some of the nerves in the top layer of skin will get cut or damaged... thus leading to a numb area around the wound. ...Read more
Went ER 2 days ago after hitting my head on the base of a swivel chair doc said its a hematoma below my scalp is it safe to workout or run with it?
Mo bit not out of th: A collection of blood or a hematoma can happen after any surgery or trauma. It will usually absorb on its own. Only rarely do they have to be removed by surgery. ...Read more
Pregnancy bleed: Subchorionic hematomas are small blood collections behind the placenta. It is common in the first trimester of pregnancy. Trapped blood will either reabsorb, find a path way out or simply stay in place. If it can find a pathway out then the patient will see bleeding. Close follow up with your Obgyn is warranted. ...Read more
No.: A hematoma is a blood clot, that occurs after bleeding in the tissues. It can form in any surgical wound, including a kidney transplant. It can occur after kidney biopsies. A hematoma is not a normal finding. Most are absorbed by the body naturally. However, if quite large, greater than 10-12 inches, they may cause harm and need to be surgically drained. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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