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Why do contutions take so long to drain? I have a leg contution

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Dr. Amir Khan
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In brief: Depends on size

Contusion implies a contact induced bruise.
Hematoma implies a collection of blood at the site of the contusion. Depending on size of the heamtoma it may take days or weeks. Sometimes simple aspiration or even surgery is needed.

In brief: Depends on size

Contusion implies a contact induced bruise.
Hematoma implies a collection of blood at the site of the contusion. Depending on size of the heamtoma it may take days or weeks. Sometimes simple aspiration or even surgery is needed.
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