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What To Do For A Hematoma In Thigh
See below: It can take weeks to go away completely. ...Read more
Yes.: A thigh hematoma should be evaluated by a sports medicine trained physician. These can potentially scar and harden, forming a calcification within the thigh, that can result in chronic pain and dysfunction of the leg. Running/cycling can aggravate the condition, if not cleared first, by a qualified physician. ...Read more
Yes: You can use provided you don't wear it too tightly or for too long a period of timr. ...Read more
Seek evaluation: Initially, r.I.C.E. Is indicated to minimize the extent of bleeding and damage in the muscle. After the initial inflammatory phase resolves, early passive and active range of motion exercises and a guided physical therapy program may help hasten recovery. Formal medical evaluation is recommended to determine if drainage of the hematoma is necessary or if an injection can be beneficial. ...Read more
I've had a lg thigh hematoma ~6wks. Its reduced in size some & was minimally painful but is more painful again, even at rest. Should i be concerned?
Hematoma : What caused you to have a hematoma? Trauma? Increasing pain at rest is not usual and deserves further work up. If you have pain at rest you should get it looked at. Contact your MD. Best of luck ...Read more
I've had a hematoma from a car accident on my thigh for almost a year now, we are thinking of getting it drained. Any thoughts?
After a year, it's-:
-no longer liquid. The hematoma has probably fibrosed, but if it's fluctuated indicting a seroma, it may help, but the thing is that its no has a lining, & can reform. If it is bothersome, give it a try but don't expect miracles. If it is Bn that long, they usually need surgery 2 remove the capsule it occupies, & drainage tubes may B needed.
Good luck. ...Read more
Large hematoma involving deep tissues on left thigh laterally measuring 4 × 9 × 12 cm. Do I need to see specialist or wil this go away? 1mo ago
Hematoma : It will eventually resolve but it could take several months if it becomes painful you should see a physician as it could become infected and require evacuation ...Read more
I've had a large hematoma on my upper right thigh for over a year as a result of getting my leg caught in a deck. Sometimes hurts. What should I do?
How long will it take for a lg thigh hematoma (~ 3"x5") to start getting smaller? I injured my leg almost 2 weeks ago. It's quite large, hard&painful.
Went to the doctor about this knot on my thigh and he said it was a hematoma but it's still their..... Can hematomas last for three months?
Yes: A hematoma is a collection of blood in tissue, usually related to trauma, though spontaneous hematomas do occur. It will usually reabsorb on its own, over time, but sometimes it will consolidate and become firm and constant, occassionally requiring removal. Just be patient, it should be fine and self limited. Good luck. ...Read more
Mom has hematoma on thigh from angio she did.It's been 2 months, got smaller but not gon yet! High ferratin. Is it for the hemotoma? Is this bad?
See angiographer: Or vascular person 2 months is a long time. ...Read more
It depends...: Initially, rest, ice, immobilization and anti-inflammatory medications are indicated to minimize the extent of bleeding and damage in the muscle. After the initial inflammatory phase resolves, early passive and active range of motion exercises may help minimize the stiffness associated with myositis ossificans. Formal medical evaluation and a guided physical therapy program will optimize recovery. ...Read more
I fell through my attic floor (9 foot fall) and badly bruised my thigh. Six months later I still have a large hematoma. What should I do?
ER/UC: You must be examined and if possible have tge hematoma drained. ...Read more
Mom had angiography after that has a hematoma in her inner thigh she's out of the hospital now. Dr said it ok, but has pain, how to cure at home?
Mom had angioplasty, now her thigh has hematoma dr said its not serious but it stings and its really hard, she feels week what to do? Is it dangures?
Pain off and on in thigh, calf. No warmness. Had a superficial hematoma on shin. But is gone now. Could pain b from that? How long wud leghurt it clot?
Get checked: If you have leg pain and swelling, especially if taking birth control pills and smoking, then very important to get clinical checkup as soon as possible. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Ran into pole on bike a week ago. Swelling gone down but lemon/small potato sized hematoma & bruise covering most of my thigh remains. No insurance?
Seek Medical care: There are many community free clinics or University clinic where you can get help ...Read more
There are several cutaneous nerves in the area.
As the bruising resorbs, this neuropathic discomfort is likely to clear.
Be sure to tell your interventionalists about it.
There are several possible local complications, so be sure there is nothing else. They will check pulses and hematoma. ...Read more
I fell down the stairs 3 days ago and got a huge bruise/hematoma on the outer thigh, 5 inches from the hip. It islooking worse/bigger but it is not as painful or as swollen. The area is firm and it feels like I have some pins andneedles in my leg. Could it
Inner, upper thigh hematoma : could this be caused by muscle stress in physical therapy when working on going up and down steps... How to treat pain.?
Hematoma: Hematoma of the upper is usually associated with a direct or indirect injury; if no associated injury or overuse please look for coagulopathy. ...Read more
Trauma: To a hematoma can cause rebleeding in the area and increase a hematoma. However, any changes in a hematoma one week after its appearance should be examined by a physician. Blood work should be done to be sure your blood is clotting appropriately. Also, a developing infection or septic hematoma can cause delayed worsening of a previously stable hematoma. See your doctor. ...Read more
I've a 1/2 football size hematoma on upper thigh from injury 1 yr ago. Drainage helped very little. Surgeon is reluctant-why? And why does foot hurt?
Reluctant to excise?: Foot might be unrelated. Needs eval. Hematoma one year old is residual capsular scar tissue. Should be cosmetic only and not cause functional deficits. Not much upside to excise at this point unless extremely symptomatic ...Read more
Mom had heart angiography put to wires in her heart veins cause was blocked, now has hematoma in inner thigh, dr said it ok, but worried how to cure?
Give it time: Sounds like she has a stent put in a blocked heart artery. The access was from the artery in the groin to thread the device in place. She may have vs hematoma around the puncture site that causes the swelling and skin color change. This will resolve. If it persists or enlarges the md should examine the area. ...Read more
I am experiencing leg pain. The following also describes me: Cold feet. I fell from my bike just over a week ago and badly bruised my left thigh with a hematoma and scraped and bruised my right shin up to the knee. What should I do?
Examination: You must be examined immediately. You may have very serious circulatory problem. Go now. ...Read more
Can cardiac catheterization cause hematoma? My husband had a cardiac catheterization three days ago and now he has a bump a little bigger than a grape on his thigh near where they put in the catheter. He doesnt want to call the doctor, but I think he sho
Yes: Call your doctor to ensure that nothing else is potentially a problem. ...Read more
Yes: Hematomas (bruises) can get bigger over a few days. Then they should stabilize and begin to resolve. ...Read more
You may have bumped into something and not realized it and it could result in a bruise or hematoma. If there is large hematoma without trauma, that would indicate a bleeding disorder.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
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