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arnica cream bruises does it work

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Safe,MinmalSideEff: The active ingredients of arnica are sesquiterpene lactones, such as helenalin and 11,13- dihydrohel-enaline and chamissonolid. Also pinoresinol, epi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Anti inflammatory: Muscle and joint pain is typically involves inflammation, so,an anti-inflammatory product like OTC Voltaren gel will work well,on joints near the surf ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
How late?: I'm not sure how old the bruises are? Depending on this, arnica gel may help some. It's also helpful for swelling and soreness. It's very important ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Arnica: Use anything in moderation with children but arnica gel for children is safe.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arnica: Arnica won't heal a fracture or a bruise. It can help keep inflammation down, which will lessen pain. It is derived from the Mountain Daisy.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Time: You need time to heal. The other issues have little value at this point.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes it helps bruises: I would be very cautious not to get in in the eye..
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Black
43 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Black eye: Use warm compress at night and best cover up is to use green foundation under color matched makeup.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Dermablend: I recommend dermablend but there are others. Your department store cosmetologist can help you.

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