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Whats good for a bruised up eye (black eye) ? My friend got hit with a baseball by mistake at a game. What can she put on it ? Thanks!
Any other symptoms?: If vision is good and nothing else seen, simply ice packs (be careful not to get frost bitten) for 5 minute sessions 3-4 times a day for a day or two is a good start. If vision is blurry, best to see an ophthalmologist to make sure there is nothing serious going on like a hemorrage. Same if there is pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye redness: Redness of the eye can mean many things: dryness, infection, corneal abrasion, subconjunctival hemorrhage, allergy, foreign body, etc. If you wear contact lenses, you need to see an eyemd asap. Persistent redness with pain, especially after trauma needs to also be evaluated under the microscope by an eyemd asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got off of work and had a black eye. The bruise is spreading.. How does an eye bruise with no impact to the eye?
Unknown bruise: reason indicates a need to see the doctor. You MAY have bumped it w/out remembering or you MAY have a clotting issue that needs addressing. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Eye exam: An eyelid bruise ; headache are not typically related unless there is a history of trauma. This may be a coincidence. If the headache is new, persistent or severe you should see an eye doctor. There are rare orbital (the area around ; behind your eye) conditions that can cause bruising and headache or eye pain. These conditions are very rare and can include lymphangioma, amyloidosis or leukemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer