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Diabetic, hit on head, lump appeared on the same area. History of high blood pressure. Is it serious?

Hi,so my mom is 53 and she hit her head hard this morning when she was in the kitchen,after the hit,she had a lump at the area where she hit her head.after a while the lump becomes soft,what is this lump?is it serious?oh and she is diabetic and has a history of high blood pressure ,please help me,im 16 and i really love my mom
Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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This lump is due to the local collection of blood due to bleeding below the skin.
This is not to worried upon.
Small lumps dissolve of their own while big lumps may have to be aspirated,if they don't dissolve of their own.
Just do local icing for couple of days.
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