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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
I have bipolar and adhd i had chronic subdermal hematoma a year ago what bipolar and adhd med is safe?
Many variables: There are many variables that have to be taken into account in figuring out what are the best medications for you. Very important is your medical and neurological status. Are there any cardiac or blood pressure symptoms ? Are you receiving other medications?What symptoms are you having. Your doctors will have lots of choices of medications to help you once they are fully aware of your condition ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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