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Given a sub-chorionic hematoma, what are the chances it will go away?

Given a sub-chorionic hematoma, what are the chances it will go away?

Very good: Most of the hematomas get absorbed in wks or months of time, if they are not compromising , to leave them alone. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Hematoma (Definition)

A scalp hematoma is a condition in which there has been bleeding between the scalp and the skull, and the blood is trapped under the scalp, forming a blood-filled bulge. Scalp hematomas usually resolve without treatment. They are more common in babies who needed vacuum-assisted deliveries, because vacuum on a baby's scalp can cause ...Read more


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Can sub dural hematoma be seen on MRI or CT months after it has occurred?

Can sub dural hematoma be seen on MRI or CT months after it has occurred?

Maybe: The residua of a subdural hemorrhage can be seen for several weeks to months as the blood resorbs on MRI and ct. ...Read more

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Sub dural and intercerblar hematoma pateint is on vent for almost72 hr.Wht should be done next?

Brain injury: These are very serious brain injuries that can be life threatening. A neurosurgeon should be involved the the persons care as in some instances surgery is warranted. Many patients require ventilation for days before they are able to breathe on their own and protect their airway. ...Read more

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I got a sub cutaneous bruise on my shoulder muscle while doing inclined bench press a few days back. Can I continue exercising?

I got a sub cutaneous bruise on my shoulder muscle while doing inclined bench press a few days back. Can I continue exercising?

Yes: If you have a small bruise and full range of motion in your shoulder joint without any pain, there is no reason why you should stop exercising. If you have trouble moving the arm then avoid exercises and get an X Ray or Ultrasound done ...Read more

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What is a hematoma?

Bruise or blood : Collection outstde blood vessels. Can be a collection located between cells of deeper layers of skin, a bruise. Or a collection of blood either liquid or clot which has escaped from a traumatised or damaged blood vessel, vein, artery or capillary. ...Read more

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What does a hematoma look like? 

What does a hematoma look like? 

Swelling: Hematomas often look like a discrete buldge or swelling with a boarder ranging in size. It may have a blueish discoloration and may be warm to touch. Some internal hematomas, like subdural hematomas can not be visualized without imaging studies. ...Read more

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I have a hematoma. When will it heal?

I have a hematoma. When will it heal?

Hematoma: Hematoma is free blood and will resolve when body absorbs it all under skin is a bruise will change colors as it heals. ...Read more

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Is a hematoma from a shot dangerous ?

No: As long as it is not infected and as long as "from a shot" means an injection and not a bullet. :) it should go down in a matter of days. Take care. ...Read more

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How long does a hematoma takes to form?

Hematome: An acute hematoma develops immediately after the trauma or surgery, whereas a chronic hematoma can develop over time and may be associated with a slow bleeding or extravasation of blood. ...Read more