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A 28-year-old female asked:

My toddler was hit by a toy and it left a bruise just under her eye. what's the best way to treat it? ice didn't work because shed just push away.

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Dr. Johnna Thomas
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Leave it alone: Bruises are not permanent, toddlers fall and get cuts and bruises, if she wont let you use the ice then leave it alone.
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Bruise treatment: I would give her a little Ibuprofen and then leave her alone. It will heal up in a week or two.

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Last updated Jan 23, 2019

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