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How do medications treat a hematoma?

Over-the-counter medications can be used to treat a hematoma. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) should be taken to alleviate pain symptoms and swelling. Apply a cold compress to reduce swelling and skin discoloration to the injured area.

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Does a hematoma affect children differently than adults?
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A hematoma does not affect children differently than adults. Older adults, however, are more prone t...
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How does a hematoma affect the body?
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A hematoma affects the body by causing localized skin discoloration, pain, and swelling. As time pas...
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Does hematoma run in families?
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