Hematoma

Question:

How did you know it was time to seek care for your hematoma? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Frana, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: June 22

I fell 10 days ago. I hit my head on the tile floor. A bump came up on my scalp. I put ice on the hematoma for 24 hours. The bump has not diminished in size.

Comment from: sally, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 26

I had a large hematoma after a TOT (transobturator tape) operation 18 months ago. I still have a hard lump, I wonder how long it usually takes before it will be fully gone.

Patient Comments & Reviews

Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care

REFERENCES:

Liebeskind, S. et al. "Intracranial Hemorrhage." Medscape. Dec. 4, 2014.

Liebeskind, S. et al. "Epidural Hematoma." Medscape. Apr. 28, 014.

Olson, D. et al. "Head Injury." Medscape. Dec. 22, 2014.

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