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How long should it take after hitting my quad hard for the swelling to go down?

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Dr. Vishal Shah
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: It depends

This can take several weeks and vary widely based on the severity of the injury.
If a hematoma develops, it can even take months. Sometimes drainage is necessary to relieve a walled-off collection of fluid in the thigh muscle. See your doctor to evaluate further.

In brief: It depends

This can take several weeks and vary widely based on the severity of the injury.
If a hematoma develops, it can even take months. Sometimes drainage is necessary to relieve a walled-off collection of fluid in the thigh muscle. See your doctor to evaluate further.
Dr. Vishal Shah
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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Generally 72 hrs

Swelling usually peaks and starts to reduce at about 72 hours, in the absence of something that may be a continuing irritation.
This is just a general guideline. Good luck.

In brief: Generally 72 hrs

Swelling usually peaks and starts to reduce at about 72 hours, in the absence of something that may be a continuing irritation.
This is just a general guideline. Good luck.
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