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I fell of my mountain bike and had a large thigh hematoma, other than rice, what should I do?

I fell of my mountain bike and had a large thigh hematoma, other than rice, what should I do?

Seek evaluation: Initially, r.I.C.E. Is indicated to minimize the extent of bleeding and damage in the muscle. After the initial inflammatory phase resolves, early passive and active range of motion exercises and a guided physical therapy program may help hasten recovery. Formal medical evaluation is recommended to determine if drainage of the hematoma is necessary or if an injection can be beneficial. ...Read more

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Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more


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I crashed my bike thurs ended w/a non-diagnosed bone bruise on outside of my knee. Treated w/rice&finished ride. Cont rice& riding next 2 dys w/no pain cycling. Is it ok to cont cycling?

I crashed my bike thurs ended w/a non-diagnosed  bone bruise on outside of my knee. Treated w/rice&finished ride.  Cont rice& riding next 2 dys w/no pain cycling. Is it ok to cont cycling?

Yes, if U R not hav-: Ing any symptoms then it should be okay to continue. Let the symptoms dictate what you can do, if anything worsens, stop and go down a notch or two, but continue. If it continues to persist do see your orthopod. ...Read more

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After a fall have a large hematoma on my thigh. How to treat?

After a fall have a large hematoma on my thigh. How to treat?

R.I.C.E.: Treating a superficial hematoma is similar to the treatment used for other soft tissue injuries. Using the r.I.C.E method (rest, ice, compression, elevation) is recommended. Apply ice to the area for 15 minutes, several times per day. ...Read more

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Should i ice a large thigh hematoma?

Should i ice a large thigh hematoma?

Yes you can: Monitor the swelling carefully. In extreme cases the hematoma can continue to get bigger and cause extreme pain and tightness leading to compartment syndrome which can be surgical emergency. ...Read more

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Is there any danger to running/cycling with a thigh hematoma?

Is there any danger to running/cycling with a thigh hematoma?

Yes.: A thigh hematoma should be evaluated by a sports medicine trained physician. These can potentially scar and harden, forming a calcification within the thigh, that can result in chronic pain and dysfunction of the leg. Running/cycling can aggravate the condition, if not cleared first, by a qualified physician. ...Read more

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I've had a lg thigh hematoma ~6wks. Its reduced in size some & was minimally painful but is more painful again, even at rest. Should i be concerned?

I've had a lg thigh hematoma ~6wks. Its reduced in size some & was minimally painful but is more painful again, even at rest. Should i be concerned?

Hematoma : What caused you to have a hematoma ? Trauma ? Increasing pain at rest is not usual and deserves further work up. If you have pain at rest you should get it looked at. Contact your MD. Best of luck ...Read more

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