What Are the Home Remedies for Hematoma?

Q:
What are the home remedies for hematoma?

A:
Hematoma is often defined as a collection of blood outside blood vessels. It can be caused by injuries to any type of blood vessels, car accident, surgeries of any sort such as biopsies and cardiac catheterization, certain blood thinner medications and supplements, etc.

With hematoma, you may present symptoms like headache, back pain, loss of bowel or bladder control, nail loss, abdominal pain, flank pain, seizures, speaking problems, etc. Medical treatments for hematoma vary from locations and symptoms, some may require no treatments at all.

Besides the medical treatments, you can also control and prevent hematoma in your daily life. Here I’ll give you some home remedies and preventions for hematoma.

  • Cabbage Leaves: The high content of vitamin C and K in cabbage leaves are powerful anti-bruising substances.
  • Lavender Oil: The antiseptic and antibiotic substances in lavender oil can boost the healing process and can help reduce scars.
  • Onion: Allicin in onions can help increase the lymphatic flow, thus pushing away the excess blow under your skin.
  • Pineapple: The enzyme called bromelain in pineapple can help with damaged blood vessels.
  • Chocolate: Apply the warm melted chocolate on affected area, it can compress damaged blood vessels, hence controlling blood circulation and reducing bruises fast.
  • Hazel: The natural astringent properties of hazel can help heal hematoma on your skin.
  • Essential Oil Massage: This kind of therapy can help break down blood clots and increase blood circulation, it can also provide you with healing and soothing properties.
  • Use A Warm Compress: Apply a warm compress (temperature is about 37-40°C) on affected areas, which will improve blood circulation and relieve the pain.
  • Roll The Egg: The tiny pipes on the surface of the egg will lead to the heart of gold, hence helping the hematoma go away quickly.
  • Elevation: You can elevate the injured area above the level of the heart.

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* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.