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is it a blood clot? How do I prevent it happing again

Posted by kate

i started to bleed under the skin in my hand during a flight.  it came up in a bubble and i applied pressure and it spread over the back of my hand causing a bruise. why would this happen? it did happen last year on the same hand also after i had an op on my knee
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Sounds like a hematoma. Have you told your doctor about it?
Not yet maybe the next time I go I'll mention it.  Thank you
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