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Doctor insights on: What Causes A Intramuscular Hematoma

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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 sex cause subchorionic hematoma to get bigger?

Can sex cause subchorionic hematoma to get bigger?

No really: We frequently advise those who have a subchorionic hematoma to avoid intercourse to help avoid bleeding. There is not evidence that sex makes one bigger. ...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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If you were born with a hematoma, will it cause future problems?

If you were born with a hematoma, will it cause future problems?

Did you mean ...: Cephalhematoma in a newborn ? It should not cause any future problems. Looks bad within that 24 hour period especially after birth! it should spontaneously resolve on its own without any intervention. ...Read more

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Can someone slapping you at the top of your head cause a hematoma?

Can someone slapping you at the top of your head cause a hematoma?

If they hit: you hard enough, sure. A hematoma is a bleeding bruise.. ...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 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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Is a subcapsular hematoma common after liver biospy? What would cause it to occur and how serious is it if it does occur?

Is a subcapsular hematoma common after liver biospy? What would cause it to occur and how serious is it if it does occur?

Not common: Hemorrhage from the needle biopsy can cause a clot to form under the surface capsule of the liver, it usually responds to expectant treatment without surgery. patients are advised to stay away of contact sports and stay close to an acute care hospital and follow up with their physician if not observed in a hospital setting ...Read more

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I fell of my bike and got labial hematoma. I had tubal with filshie clips 8 yrs ago. Can a bad fall like that cause the clips to come off?

I fell of my bike and got labial hematoma.  I had tubal with filshie clips 8 yrs ago.  Can a bad fall like that cause the clips to come off?

Clips should not: It is quite unlikely that your Filshie clips could come off after your fall or after any kind of pelvic or abdominal trauma. After 8 years, you are still "safe". ...Read more