What are other conditions that cause hematomas?

  • Pelvic bone fractures: These breaks can also bleed significantly since it takes a large amount of force to break these bones and nearby veins and arteries are frequently also damaged.
  • Menstruation: During menstruation blood can accumulate in the vagina as part of the normal menses and instead of flowing out immediately, it may form small blood clots.
  • Pregnancy: Vaginal bleeding and passing blood clots or hematomas while pregnant are not normal and are reasons to seek immediate medical attention.
  • Labor and delivery: Passing blood clots after delivering a baby is relatively common. Continue Reading
Reviewed on 9/17/2015
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