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What Causes A Hematoma
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
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
Blood: After mastectomy then reconstruction that gets a hematoma is caused by blood. The blood vessels supply oxygen to the breast tissue. This can occur with any surgery and will most likely resolve on its own. It may require drainage. Talk to your surgeon and they will discuss it with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes multiple (tiny) hematomas to form on the scrotum? No visible swelling, no discomfort, occasionally break open and bleed.
Here are some...: What described most likely represents the common occurrence of harmless scrotal angiokeratoma (of Fordyce), which usually carries no clinical significance and requires no active Rx. But if bothered mentally or physically, skillful us of laser or cautery will help. If still in doubt, seek evaluation for confirmation and counseling since right Dx is hard to come by with a direct look. ...Read more
Hematoma causes: this could be due to recurrent injury, medication effects or some medical condition you should see your primary physician ...Read more
Trauma: Any injection carries the risk of hematoma if the needle accidentally nicks a blood vessel. ...Read more
HEMATOMA: Toilet seat injuries are common in this age. If it is at the tip of the meatus on one side or the other it could be a meatal cyst. They are benign, can resolve on their own or be removed surgically but they generally are assymptomatic. They are usueally quite spherical and purple and less than 1/4 inch. ...Read more
Blood + bacteria: These are among the most common complications after hysterectomy. Cellulitis probably occurs (mild) after most hysterectomies. Abscess is reported at +/-5% of cases, but most see it less frequently in the real world. Usually no avoidable cause is found (other than avoiding surgery). Most important is prompt diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
What causes calcified nail matrix + hematoma? I had toe avulsion procedure with biopsy for a 4 month history of resistant chronic paronychia. Worried
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