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Do you know anything about what causes a hematoma?

Do you know anything about 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 more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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What causes hematoma after mastectomy with reconstruction surgery?

What causes hematoma after mastectomy with reconstruction surgery?

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 more

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What can cause Hematoma in the legs , which factors or illnes ?

What can cause Hematoma in the legs , which factors or illnes ?

Hematoma causes: this could be due to recurrent injury, medication effects or some medical condition you should see your primary physician ...Read more

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What causes multiple (tiny) hematomas to form on the scrotum? No visible swelling, no discomfort, occasionally break open and bleed.

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

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What is the cause of hematoma in the injection site after vit. B complex injection?

What is the cause of hematoma in the injection site after vit. B complex injection?

Trauma: Any injection carries the risk of hematoma if the needle accidentally nicks a blood vessel. ...Read more

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What could cause a cuff hematoma, cellulitus, abcess after a hysterectomy?

What could cause a cuff hematoma, cellulitus, abcess after a hysterectomy?

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

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What would cause a purple hematoma on the tip of my two year old grandsons penis?

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

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What can cause a subdural hematoma on an infant if he did not fall or suffer a blow to the head?

What can cause a subdural hematoma on an infant if he did not fall or suffer a blow to the head?

Yes , can happen: Subdural hematoma can develop in infants with out injury or due is due to very minor injury when infant has benign enlargement of sub arachnoid spaces (BESS) This always a consideration in assessing child abuse . ...Read more

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What causes calcified nail matrix + hematoma? I had toe avulsion procedure with biopsy for a 4 month history of resistant chronic paronychia. Worried

What causes calcified nail matrix + hematoma? I had toe avulsion procedure with biopsy for a 4 month history of resistant chronic paronychia. Worried

Causes : If you had surgery of the nail you can develope a hematoma in the nail bed tissue when this drys it becomes very hard. I would return to your surgeon and show them the area of concern. ...Read more

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