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How to cure bruised, swollen lips due to a dumb accident?

How to cure bruised, swollen lips due to a dumb accident?

Cold compress: Cold compress will help.Make sure there is no open wound.If there is any go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Is there a good cure for bruised, swollen lips caused by accident?

No cure : Time will heal a bruise. Underlying factors. 1) how long ago was the accident? 2) did you go to the hospital? To keep swelling down, ice packs initially can be applied. Over the counter anti inflammatories or arnica montana. Vitamin k, a and c and bilberry extract can help. See your dentist to make sure some of the swelling is not coming from your teeth as trauma can devitalize them. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a bruise around the lip take?

How long will it take for a bruise around the lip take?

Dep[endsOnSize&Depth: It depends on how big and how deep the bruise is.But most bruises clear up completely in few days ...Read more

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Is it normal for lips to bruise after getting lip injections?

Is it normal for lips to bruise after getting lip injections?

Yes: Yes. Can be minimized by staying away from alcohol and blood thinners (aspirin, ibuprofen, etc) for a week before injection. And ice/pressure immediately after. injection. ...Read more

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I have a small bruise on my lip that popped up and it's been two weeks and it's still there. Should I be concerned?

I have a small bruise on my lip that popped up and it's been two weeks and it's still there. Should I be concerned?

LIP BRUISE TWO WEEKS: I CANNOT REMARK ON THIS SINCE I CANNOT SEE IT. HAS IT GOTTEN MORE OR LESS RED? DO YOU CHEW GUM? DID YOU BITE ON A BONE PERHAPS? INTENSE KISSING? IF YOU ARE WORRIED, PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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Why is there a red bruise on my lip?

Why is there a red bruise on my lip?

Trauma: This can represent trauma or a small venous lake which is easily removable with electrosurgery or a vascular laser. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my lip from falling down the stairs yesterday, it doesn't hurt but I want to know how long it will take to heal. Can I speed it up?

I have a bruise on my lip from falling down the stairs yesterday, it doesn't hurt but I want to know how long it will take to heal. Can I speed it up?

Ice it: for the next6 24 hours .,..then apply heat! A bruise is a "collection" of burst and "old" red blood cells. By using ice at the beginning you decrease circulation (thus the bleeding is less) afterwards HEAT will promote the circulation to remove the blood products. Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Bruised lip treatment and healing time for 3 year old?

Bruised lip treatment and healing time for 3 year old?

No treatment: Healing time is several days to several weeks, depending on the size of the bruise. ...Read more

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What's the doctor's recommendation to heal my bruised lip quickly?

Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more