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Medicine For Auricular Hematoma
Not sure if I got a bruise from an accident or being punched. Could the bruises be side effects from drug abuse?
Depends on drug: Depends on the drug. Which one were you referring to? ...Read more
My son woke up with a bruise on his hip, cyist like sores on his body and trouble urinating he is a heavy drug user?
See dr asap: I would need more information, including which drugs he uses and how he takes them (ie, injects), to help narrow down possible diagnoses. My biggest concern is that sores can be do to skin infections from injecting, and trouble urinating from kidney failure or an STD, Take him for medical evaluation asap. Take Care! ...Read more
31yo got an accident, something hit chest, recognized hours later that hurt inside but no bruise. Had CT scan&medicine by doc. But still hurt. What to do?
Location, location..: A hematoma is simply blood which has collected outside of a blood vessel, no different than a "black-and-blue" mark. The critical issue is where this collection is. If it's sitting under the skin, it is of no concern. If it's between the skull and the brain, it can create pressure on the brain and be life-threatening. ...Read more
Sometimes.: I give blood 3-4 times a year and will get a quarter to half dollar sized bruise once a year. Why? Shifting in the needle or a tricky stick can do it. Post procedure elevation and pressure will decrease the possibility. If you are easily bruised on your body, bleeding gums or blood in your urine or stool. .. See your doctor. The fact that you can give blood is a good indicator that all is well. ...Read more
After hematoma gone: Would be my advice.Get a more detailed answer ›
2-3 weeks: Hematomas are collections of blood. They initially coagulate then liquefy after 1-2 weeks. After they liquefy your body will resorb them or you can have them drained. ...Read more
Did you mean. ..: Cephalhematoma in a newborn? It should not cause any future problems. Looks bad within that 24 hour period especially after birth! It should spontaneously resolve on its own without any intervention. ...Read more
If they hit: You hard enough, sure. A hematoma is a bleeding bruise.. ...Read more
Maybe: I do not know where it is located or how the hematoma occurred. Hematoma is a collection of blood outside the vascular system. As the body resorbs it, the hematoma contents naturally liquefy and sometimes enlarges slightly. The fluid or seroma remaining then usually becomes resorbed and disappears. ...Read more
Eating well and walk: Your ostomy takedown was probably either from previous trauma or for a cancer operation. Either way the best way to help the hematoma resolve is to help the healing process. Eating healthy and exercise are the best habits for your body. Eat good protein and enough fiber. Stay hydrated so you don't have hard stool. Walk a little more each day but don't over do it. ...Read more
Yes: Symptomatic chronic (>30 days) subdural hematomas are often evacuated with two burr holes. Acute (. ...Read more
I have had this large hematoma on my back for a month from a fall. How do you know when a hematoma needs to be drained?
Hematoma: Although a hematoma does usually not get drained given the swelling is persisting after a month I think it would be best to see a surgeon. Sometimes you can have a persistent "bleeder" that needs addressed. ...Read more
I have had this large hematoma on my back for 2 months from a fall. How do you know when a hematoma needs to be drained?
Let me explain: Since the hematoma did not go away after two month, you should have it drain. ...Read more
What should I be doing after the rupture where I now have a 8by10by4cm hematoma, watching for, doing or not doing, and for how long?
What kind of rupture: What kind of rupture did you have? I don't understand where your hematoma is- on the skin or internal? This makes a big difference in what you should be doing for self-care. If it's a skin hematoma, rest, ice, elevation, compression, and acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain are mainstays. If internal, rest and avoiding situations where you could rebleed are probably the most important things. ...Read more
My husband had a hematoma on his left side they said surgery is not required but how is he supposed to deal with this pain if it's extremely bad.
What did he do?: Did he have an accident or trauma? Heat will most always help. ...Read more
I have a hematoma from a biopsy last Monday. I'm supposed to return to work this monday but I cannot function in this much pain. What should I do?
More info: What kind of biopsy and where and how large is the hematoma ...Read more
I'm eight months removed from testicular injury and still have a large hematoma that has not decreased in size since the accident. Any suggestions?
Here are some...: Can you specify what was removed after testicular injury? The swelling from tissue injury either by trauma or surgery should be resolved in 4 to 6 months. If not, eight months after injury is the time to be reassessed with physical examination and ultrasound study. Meanwhile, it would be useful to bring the detail of the sequence of events since injury to the doctor for the analysis. ...Read more
I got an injection near my anus. Its been one month. The hard site of injection is still there. Why it take so long to dissolve. No pain. Hematoma I doubt.
Hematoma: I would feel that this is an organized blood clot from bleeding at the injection site. Often fibrosis sets in and the firm nodule won't dissolve even after warm applications. If these clots are painful or tender, they would have to be removed by minor surgery. A general surgeon or proctologist can evaluate it and advise you. ...Read more
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