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Why does face and eye swell & eye go blue after injury to forehead and laceration stitched up by plastic surgeon. Wa told this normal & clear in 2week?

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Dr. James Cullington
26 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Blue face: Blood runs downhill so the is bruising and the swelling is fluid usually blood falling with gravity to the eye and face and absorbed slowly.
Answered on Mar 28, 2014
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