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Hematoma on the thigh, ultrasound done, have stinging and rash on the site, taking antibiotics. Cause of stinging?

I have a hematoma on my mid thigh on the side (i.e. not the quadricep side) I ve had an ultrasound and the hematoma is in the subcutaneous fat layer. The underlying muscle is unaffected. I did it nearly a month ago and now the area is stinging. I ve developed a rash on the site which my doctor has prescribed a broad spectrum ointment which is anti fungal/antibiotic and has an antihistamine. The rash seems to be getting better I am also taking antibiotics. Why is the hematoma stinging?
Asked On : Tue, 2 Oct 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Haematoma is collection of blood.
Most of the times,it gets reduced spontaneously ,but gradually.
If it is stinging,ointment does not work.
Please consult a surgeon and get it drained.
It can be done as a outpatient procedure.
Wish you good health
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