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Question: Testicle ultrasound reveals a contusion with hematoma


 hotguy1 - Sat May 19, 2007 8:56 pm

if an ultrasound reveals a contusion with probable hematoma, no signs of anything too serious after trauma to my testicle its been 2 weeks since the incident and im still in pain, could i have been mis diagnosed
 Marceline F, RN - Thu May 24, 2007 5:14 am

User avatar Dear hotguy1,
Most testicular contusions are the result of trauma, most frequently sports related. A hematoma is a collection of blood , whereas the contusion itself in other words is a bruise. The body will reabsorb the blood in the hematoma eventually, but this takes time. The pain is partially caused because of the space this blood clot (more or less) takes up in a small space. It is not unlikely that the pain will continue until most of the hematoma goes away. If the pain gets worse, or you have additional problems, you need to address these to your primary care physician.

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