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Rectus Sheath Hematoma
Rectocele repair: A repair of the rectus sheath is needed to alleviate pain and discomfort. ...Read more
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
What can I do about the pain from an endometrial implant? It is located in the outter muscle (rectus sheath) in the lrq.
Hormonal suppression: Continuous use of birth control pills can cause regression of endometrial implants; Lupron is extremely effective in shrinking /causing regression of endometrial implants, as is the Depo Provera shot. Surgery would be an option if the lesion is easily identifiable, but without hormonal suppression, endometriosis can recur since hormone production stimulates it's production. ...Read more
How long does the pain from a post rectus hematoma last? I had surgery on january 17th for a hydosalpinx, during the surgery the artery to the rectus muscle was nicked but not perforated. However, the pressure in the atery caused a tear and 6 days later
Sorry : Sorry to hear there. You pain shouldn't be getting worse. If it is you need to see a physician. However the pain may last for several weeks depending on the size of hematoma and it should slowly and certainly decrease as time goes by. Good luck. Raksha trivedi, md, facog avani women's health. www.avaniwoman.com. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can happen..: Often, small bleeding/hematoma or bruising, especially in elderly on aspirin/blood thinners, do not cause any significant pain/discomfort. Many don't even know how they got the bruises etc.. The skin itself is sensitive, but deep under skin there is less nerve endings and thus trauma/bleeding in deep area may not cause much pain at all, unless large and pushing on other tissues. Consult doc.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injury: Tissue injury with blood accumulation like a bruise in the soft tissue or in a muscle. Generally these resolve without difficulty although there may be local pain. See your physician if the hematoma persists after two weeks or if it becomes warm or appears to have an expanding mass of fluid within it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on how large and the location and amount of trauma associated with the hematoma. Also draining the hematoma helps it heal faster. A small hematoma occurring from venipuncture (blood draw) on the arm heals faster than a large hematoma on the lower extremity (slower healing location) caused by severe trauma (ie: car accident). ...Read more
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