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In this video, you will learn how to administer first aid in order to limit the spreading of a haematoma or bruise
A haematoma occurs most often after a physical trauma. The affected area of the body turns blue and can also become swollen.
First Aid Techniques:
1 - Apply a cold compress
Immediately apply an ice pack wrapped in a cloth in order to ease pain and swelling.
Do not leave ice in contact with naked skin for longer than 20 minutes as doing so could provoke lesions
2 - Monitor
Call a doctor if the haemotoma persists or if it becomes very painful.
A surgical puncture may be required to drain the collected blood