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Medicine For Preseptal Hematoma
A hematoma (collection of blood) that pools on the septum of the nose after trauma. If left untreated it can cause a loss of fresh blood supply to the septum and destruction of the septum.Nose pain, a blue-purple mass in the nose, nose bleeding. . Examination of the nose using a nasal speculum establishes the diagnosis. A ct scan may be done to ...Read more
Not long.: A hematoma (collection of blood) that develops on the septum of the nose after trauma. If left untreated it can cause a loss of blood supply and destruction of the septum .Drainage to prevent permanent destruction of the septum is the treatment of choice. It take about 1-2 weeks to go away after the surgery. ...Read more
A hematoma (collection of blood) that pools on the septum of the nose after trauma. If left untreated it can cause a loss of fresh blood supply to the septum and destruction of the septum.Nose pain, a blue-purple mass in the nose, nose bleeding.
. Examination of the nose using a nasal speculum establishes the diagnosis. A ct scan may be done to identify other associated injuries. ...Read more
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?
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
DependsOnLocation: Most hematomas do not need any treatment as the blood gets reabsorped in the body,It depends part of body is the hematoma is.Sometimes the hematomas get calcium in it(calcified) and leaves a firm lump.Depending on the location.Some are serious like1Subdural Hematoma which presses on brain2Epidural in back pressure on spinal chord 3Subungal under nails need drainage 4Splenic,Hepatic or in mesentry ...Read more
Apply warm soakes : It will go away in time. Hematomas are collection of blood in soft tissue due to injury, or result of invasive procedures most of the time they will resolve on their own , not the blood clots that cause embolism, need to drain & evacuate if they are pressing on a vital structures, or huge , drainage or even aspirations , has potential danger of getting infection. ...Read more
Yes: Symptomatic chronic (>30 days) subdural hematomas are often evacuated with two burr holes. Acute (. ...Read more
?Where: Most hematomas spontaneously resolve in time (gone within 3-5 weeks). On a rare occasion some hematomas are walled off and may need surgical removal. (hematomas in different areas, for example a more serious sdh (sub dural hematoma) needs to be cared for emergently as it can cause pressure on the brain, etc.) hope that helps answer your question. ...Read more
What's the question?: Yes it's possible to get a hematoma in a hysterectomy incision. If it's not enlarging, we usually leave it alone. It will "tamponade" itself off and stop growing, then slowly resorb. If it's enlarging, the incision would be opened and explored to tie off the bleeding vessel. ...Read more
Collection of blood: An epidural hematoma is a collection of blood between the brain and skull caused by arterial bleeding. The accumulation of blood can cause an increase in pressure within the skull leading to headache, seizures, decreased conciousness, and brain herniation if untreated. It is diagnosed by ct without contrast. ...Read more
Get it drained: This is one of the most satisfying treatments in a primary care office. Some doctors have a special drill to go through the nail. I have used a hemostat, a red hot paper clip and a lighter when in the field on a camping trip. The trick it to just go through the nail and not into the soft tissue below. The relief is instant. ...Read more
If injured, yes: Subungual hematoma is a blood clot under a nail, usually from a direct blow (hitting your fingertip with a hammer, stubbing your toe). If you seek medical attention within the first 24 hours, they can be drained with a hot probe thru the nail - generally almost painlessly, and by relieving the pressure it really helps the pain! very small hematomas or older ones are not worth draining. ...Read more
Sometimes: In most cases people will have these develop when they sustained minor trauma to the nail & may not feel it at all.However, moderate trauma like catching a finger in a door jam or other direct trauma can give rise to a pressurized/painful hematoma. I routinely open these in the office with a the heated pointed end of a paper clip.The hole releases the pressure & the pain leaves. ...Read more
Blood collection: A hematoma is simply a collection of blood contained by tissue. This can be seen at incision sites where small amount of bleeding occurs and collects under the skin. It can also occur at the surgical site. In the case of gallbladder surgery, it is common to have a small fluid collection where the gallbladder use to be. ...Read more
Adverse effects of : SCH on pregnancy outcomes depend on size, gestational age, & maternal age. Fetal growth restriction, placental abruption, pre-eclampsia, prematurity, & fetal distress may occur. If there is significant decrease in blood flow & nutrients to the fetus , brain & other organ development may be altered. Anxiety doesn't help. Monitoring & treatment by a Fetal-Maternal Medicine specialist do help. ...Read more
Real answer: A hematoma is a collection of blood below the skin. As it is absorbed, there may be inflammation which is a normal part of healing (red, hot, swollen, and tender) and not bad. Unless the skin is broken, your risk of getting infected is essentially zero. Your body can do it's own thing. Save the lotions and potions for the unusual types of injuries. Yours is straightforward and will resolve fast. ...Read more