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Fastest way to get rid of bruises

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Cold compress: Followed by warm compress. For the first 4-6 hours, put cold compress to reduce bleeding and swelling, after 24 hours use warm compresses to facilita... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
Podiatry 36 years experience
Have it checked. : An ankle that is swollen and bruised likely has torn ligaments and possible a broken ankle bone. See a podiatrist or orthopedist for an examination an... Read More
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Can't: Ice will help with swelling and anti-inflammatory may help but really it is time
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
You can't: You could have doctor evaluate this to make sure it's a bruise.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 21 years experience
Swollen lip: Ice may help reduce the swelling quicker than letting it heal on its own.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
It will heal; cover : Sorry to hear of your trouble within the family--i certainly hope it was an isolated incidence/accident. Minor bruising will likely heal completely wi... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Johnston
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Patience: Unfortunately there isn't really anything to do to make it go away faster. Some sort of makeup may help hide it.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to ... Read More

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