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How do I reduce swelling on side of the eye injury for my daughter?

How do I reduce swelling on side of the eye injury for my daughter?

Swelling from injury: For new injuries, applying cold compresses will help prevent/reduce any swelling if done within the first 48 to 72 hrs. Beyond that, warm application will induce fluid absorption thereby reducing the size of the swelling. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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How can I reduce swelling on side of the eye injury for my son?

How can I reduce swelling on side of the eye injury for my son?

Cold compresses: Not sure the eye injury, but should have it checked out. If it's just tissue edema, then resting, time, cold compresses will help it reabsorb (as long as no underlying medical problems). ...Read more

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I recently sprained my ankle and its bruised along my foot and up the side of my leg, any tips on how to reduce the bruising as quickly as possible?

I recently sprained my ankle and its bruised along my foot and up the side of my leg, any tips on how to reduce the bruising as quickly as possible?

Home therapy needed: I have to assume there are no broken bones. If this is not 100% true then a medical evaluation is needed before you do anything. Otherwise, by utilizing hot and cold contrast bath's this will help the bruising. You can either use a tub or just hot towel or heating pad and cold pack. Start with the hot for 3-4 minutes and then immediately cold for 3-4 minutes. Repeat 4 times, twice daily. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the swelling and bruising in my eye within a week?

How can I reduce the swelling and bruising in my eye within a week?

Cold compresses: Cold compresses will help reduce swelling but you should see an eye doctor if you've had a trauma to the eye. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the swelling of a bug bite on my eye lid?

What can I do to reduce the swelling of a bug bite on my eye lid?

Several Things: You can apply ice to the area for 5 minutes or so at a time. In addition, you may take benadryl (diphenhydramine) and motrin. If you have a history of allergic reactions to this kind of thing be mindful of worsening local and systemic symptoms that may prompt need to see a physician in person for additional treatment. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the swelling of my lip ring?

How can I reduce the swelling of my lip ring?

Natural process: Your lip ring placement caused trauma to the lip and it is a foreign body. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing, applying ice to the area and using antiinflammatory medications motrin.Advil (ibuprofen) will help. ...Read more

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How do I reduce the edma in my leg? My right leg is huge, from the ankle to the knee. How can I reduce the size of this leg?

How do I reduce the edma in my leg? My right leg is huge, from the ankle to the knee.  How can I reduce the size of this leg?

See a doctor: Marked swelling in one leg could indicate deep venous thrombophlebitis (dvt). This is especially true if the calf is tender and/or warm. This "blood clot" can be dangerous and should be treated promptly. See a podiatrist or other physician who can order the proper diagnostic testing and treatment. ...Read more

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My wife has swelling, a white patch on the side of the tongue and pain. What can I do?

My wife has swelling, a white patch on the side of the tongue and pain. What can I do?

Emergency room: If you want an immediate answer go to the emergency room. They can at least help with pain management. If they feel it is trauma related ( she bit her tongue) they may ask her to contact her dentist for follow up care. If they feel she needs more testing they will let you know. ...Read more

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Please help me! how can I reduce the swelling of the lymph-nodes under my neck?

Please help me! how can I reduce the swelling of the lymph-nodes under my neck?

Find Reason: You need to see your doctor or dentist to find out. If they are swollen, then they are collecting bacteria. Where do you have an infection that is feeding them? Stop the infection. ...Read more

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How can I reduce pain after an attack of herpes zoster on the right forehead which also damaged my right eye?

How can I reduce pain after an attack of herpes zoster on the right forehead which also damaged my right eye?

See your doctor: The pain that occurs with an active zoster lesion often requires narcotics for control. A few patients will experience long-term pain after the zoster has cleared. This is from nerve damage and can be treated with many medications. You will need to see your doctor for pain management. ...Read more

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I have pain and swelling on the top of my foot, how can I tell if its arthritis?

I have pain and swelling on the top of my foot, how can I tell if its arthritis?

Stiffness: Arthritic pain is generally worse first thing in morning or after sitting idle and trying to move. Stiffness and aching are usually the types of pain. ...Read more

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Is swelling of the face a side effect of taking prednisolone? How can I get rid od the swelling?

Is swelling of the face a side effect of taking prednisolone? How can I get rid od the swelling?

Cushingoid: Prolonged time of taking Prednisone or steroid can cause change in appearance (cushingoid). Why are you on it? Necessity? These have to be weighed. Talk to your doctor for alternatives because once it is set in, reversal would be difficult. If only swelling like edema, then it can reverse easily. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the redness of my cheeks?

How can I reduce the redness of my cheeks?

Skin problem: Could be Rosacea. Rosacea starts as redness on the cheeks, nose, chin, or forehead (and less often on the neck, scalp, chest, or ears See dermatologist for diagnosis, recommendations. ...Read more

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My right eye has turned red on the medial side to the eyeball. There is slight irritation as well for the last 4 days. Please help.

My right eye has turned red on the medial side to the eyeball.  There is slight irritation as well for the last 4 days.  Please help.

Red eye: Your eye may be red for various reasons-- dry eye, subconj hemorrhage, episcleritis-- since there are many many possible reasons, try some artificial tears first (such as systane). If you have little or no relief, call your local ophthalmologist for help... ...Read more

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How can I help heal a pulled muscle on the right side of my stomach?

How can I help heal a pulled muscle on the right side of my stomach?

Time: A pulled muscle is a tearing of some of the fibers of that muscle, which causes swelling, then pain. It takes awhile for the swelling to resolve, but things that help include resting the area, ice packs periodically and non-steroidal drugs like ibuprofen. Depending on how bad the injury is, the length of time to resolve can last from days to weeks. ...Read more

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I have some swelling on the side of my knee on the inside of my right knee do u know what causes this my doctor put me on steroids for my knee and leg?

I have some swelling on the side of my knee on the inside of my right knee do u know what causes this my doctor put me on steroids for my knee and leg?

? arthrtis: Swelling could be due to a torn meniscus, arthritis, or bursitis around the knee. The steroids reduce swelling and inflammation, but do not solve the underlying cause. If the steroids do not help, then you may need further evaluation ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps under my eyes and on the area on the either side of my nose.. Its been there for 4 years. How can I get rid of it and what is it?

I have tiny bumps under my eyes and on the area on the either side of my nose.. Its been there for 4 years. How can I get rid of it and what is it?

See your eye MD: Your eye md can help you get rid of those bumps. There are many possibilities including pimples, plugged glands, mollusucm contagiosum, polyps, verrucus growths, moles, and others. An exam in person is necessary to identify and treat properly. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Dr. Scott Goldstein
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Eye Trauma (Definition)

Any mechanical assault to the eye whether blunt or penetrating may be chemical or from radiation that results in alteration(s) in the normal ...Read more