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Hematoma

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Did you use self-care to treat a minor hematoma? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: [email protected], 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: January 12

I am taking Xarelto for thinning my blood. I have an iliac femoral bypass. I slipped getting into tub and my right inside leg slid along the edge of the bathtub. That was a month ago. The bruising is all gone but I have a round golf ball sized hematoma inside my joint beside the knee where you see a bend in the knee. I wonder if I should be seeing a doctor. Unfortunately, I am in Mexico, no health insurance here.

Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care

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