A 27-year-old female asked:
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have 4-5 days with a black and blue eye. still a bit swollen above my eye and by the side of my nose. should i continue putting ice at this point?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Ice has limited effect after 48 hours. Take ibuprofen or naproxen to help with the pain and swelling.
Answered on Apr 10, 2015

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