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I have a hematoma on my knee about the size of half a

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I have a hematoma...

I have a hematoma on my knee about the size of half a baseball. the Dr. tried to drain it but it is colligated and advice is to let is dissipate on its own which could/will take many months(two months now). surgery too risky. any advice on how to hurry up the process, ie heat, massage, cold?

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

Gets tired at end of day. some swelling above the knee

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No. very healthy active 71 year old women who is missing being able to hike etc.

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