A 25-year-old member asked:
How do i decrease swelling in the face from injury?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: If facial swelling from an injury is due to a contusion, ice may help decrease the swelling. If the swelling is due to an infection, get evaluated by your physician immediately.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Details????: Not much on detail here. How severe is the trauma? Fractures or a bump? Where on the face? How long has it been since trauma:
the answer is from ice and advil (ibuprofen) to surgical intervention. If you got a big bump and then a lump, again advil (ibuprofen) and intermittent use of ice.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 2, 2019
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