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Is compressing a periosteal hematoma shin immediately after trauma ok?

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Dr. Robert Roaney
Family Medicine

In brief: Shin hematome

Sorry about your injury of shin hematoma.
Please apply mild compression with such as an elastic banding and apply ice to the injured area 2-3 times a day. Under no circumstances puncture the hematoma. If there is an open wouond, antibiotics may be required both oral and topical as determined by your doctor.

In brief: Shin hematome

Sorry about your injury of shin hematoma.
Please apply mild compression with such as an elastic banding and apply ice to the injured area 2-3 times a day. Under no circumstances puncture the hematoma. If there is an open wouond, antibiotics may be required both oral and topical as determined by your doctor.
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