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Have similar baseball-sized lower leg hematoma. It is

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have similar baseball-sized lower leg hematoma. It is painful, tense, red and hot to the touch. What can be done to help the situation?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

Small hematomas usually get absorbed on their own.

Such large hematoma will need an examination by doctor.

Till you visit doctor, you need to keep the leg elevated & at rest.

You can apply ice.

Ice should be applied after wrapping in a towel or cloth.

Tylenol can be taken if you feel any pain.

I hope this information helps.
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Regards.