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Comment from: MM, 75 or over Female (Caregiver) Published: March 11

After a fall and having a fracture in the hip bone, surgery was required to put in a rod and screw. This required three small incisions. A large hematoma over the middle incision developed. It has been 6 weeks since surgery and the incisions have healed but I still have the hematoma. While at one rehab hospital, they put ice on the area to help it feel better.

Comment from: mercig, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: February 11

I was involved in a car accident. The air bags deployed, and as a result I was hit hard in the chest. I ended up having a golf ball-size hematoma appear on my right breast. It feels hard and is somewhat tender to the touch.

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