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Liver Hematoma Symptoms
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
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
My sister has a hematoma on her liver. She is pregnant now and the hematoma got bigger (size of apple) is it safe? Can it blow?
My aunt Alcoholic CT shows Hypodense lesion in segment 4 of liver, abutting gall bladder varices & portal Htn Atypical hematoma. Rx options?
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
I have a hematoma in my abdomen and its very hard and gets bigger as I walk very painful and also im 14 weeks and six days its makeing me hurt a?
OB MD care?: Are you seeing a OB MD regularly for prenatal care if you are indeed 14 weeks gestation? If not, these concerns need to be addressed at an appointment as soon as you can make one. ...Read more
I had lipo done 3 years ago. My abdomen is very hard. Could it be hematoma? If so how could I get rid of it?
Liposuction: It is most unlikely a hematoma at this late stage and is best answered by your physician's evaluation. ...Read more
How can I help speed up healing of hematomas on my abdomen caused by lovenox (enoxaparin) injections? I really want to make sure these disappear. What can I do?
Call your surgeon: I this occurs during the first few days after surgery, it is sometimes best to re-operate and drain/wash out the would and re- close. Two weeks is a bit long gift that, and the blood is spread into the tissues and not easily removed. May be best to wait until it reabsorbs, and that takes up to several weeks. See you surgeon to find out what's best in your case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The last 2 days I've been experiencing pain on my right sight around my liver n gallbladder. It is swollen. There is now small bruise in that area.
Right sided abdomina: Liver and/or gall bladder problems would not cause a bruise to form on the abdominal wall unless there was marked pressure on this area during an examination. Is there a history of some injury to your right upper abdominal muscles? Nevertheless in view of your persistent symptoms, you should be examined by a physician who will order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a purple bruise on the right side of my abdomen, but very little pain. I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver in recent past.?
Bruising: People do have bruises. It is normal. If you feel that your bruise is unusual, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Sure: Especially if you have no history of getting injured in that area? A spreading bruise is s sign of some internal bleeding coming from somewhere. Get an evaluation. ...Read more
My son fell off his bike a week ago. The handlebars hit him in the llq area of his abdomen causing a bruise. The area now feels lumpy a rope like?
Make a trip to his pediatrician's office for a thorough abdominal exam including urinanalysis.
It can be a abdominal wall hematoma or. .... Can be of intestine, the spleen is in left upper quadrant, left kidney in mid left abdomen and the colon is on whole left side.
May be nothing, but.... You don't want to miss something/anything, right? ...Read more
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Not Uncommon: You could have a bruise from the injection of Heparin (to prevent blood clots) or from insertion or manipulation of the trocars used during the surgery. Alternatively, it could represent a little bit of oozing at the skin closure from the trocar sites. Most of the time this will go away in a week or so by itself. If it persists or continues to grow, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer