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Does a hematoma post an injury in the buttocks require medical consultation?

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Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel

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Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018 in Lump
Question: I fell backward on my upper butt on wood threshold last Sat. a week ago and bruised badly with hematoma. somewhat better but still swollen and sore. should I worry about this?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Need further details to evaluate it precisely.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

* Hematoma management depends upon the clinical severity of the same.

Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely.

1. Hematoma - current size, consistency.
2. Pain - intensity, frequency.
3 Fever if any.
4. Any alteration in size of hematoma after ice application for a week.
5. If possible and no objection, kindly provide a photo picture of hematoma as an attachment in follow up session so that I can guide more precisely.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon
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