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What is the fastest way to get rid of bruises from being spanked?

What is the fastest way to get rid of bruises from being spanked?

Cold compress: Followed by warm compress. For the first 4-6 hours, put cold compress to reduce bleeding and swelling, after 24 hours use warm compresses to facilitate removal of exudate. If spanking is part of abuse, you need to report it to authorities. Read more

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How do I get rid of bruising fast?

How do I get rid of bruising fast?

Can't: Ice will help with swelling and anti-inflammatory may help but really it is time Read more

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I have a bruise on my ankle how do I get rid of it fast?

I have a bruise on my ankle how do I get rid of it fast?

Are you sure?: Do you recall an injury which could have caused a bruise? Are you taking Aspirin or blood thinners? It's smart to make sure it's just a simple bruise. If it is, it will resolve at its own pace. If appearance is an issue, applying some makeup might cover it enough to go unnoticed. Read more

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What is the best way to get rid on a bruise on my face? Had a family problem

What is the best way to get rid on a bruise on my face? Had a family problem

It will heal; cover: Sorry to hear of your trouble within the family--i certainly hope it was an isolated incidence/accident. Minor bruising will likely heal completely without trouble, but will need time. Bruising appearance may worsen over 2-3 days, then should slowly improve. Make-up cover is easiest/fastest way to hide it until resolved. Consult doc if headache/vision trouble occur. Good luck. Read more

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How do you get rid of bruises?

How do you get rid of bruises?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. Read more

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How to get rid of bruises quickly?

How to get rid of bruises quickly?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. Read more

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How to get rid of bruises within few days?

How to get rid of bruises within few days?

Patience: Unfortunately there isn't really anything to do to make it go away faster. Some sort of makeup may help hide it. Read more

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What can you do to quickly get rid of bruises?

What can you do to quickly get rid of bruises?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. Read more

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What do I do to get rid of bruises and dark spots with easy, simple, homemade techniques?

What do I do to get rid of bruises and dark spots with easy, simple, homemade techniques?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. Read more

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I need some tips on how to get rid of bruises on toenails?

I need some tips on how to get rid of bruises on toenails?

You can't: It takes months for dried blood under the nail to grow out. Why are you getting bruises? Are you on blood thinners? Wear high heel shoes? Read more

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How to get rid of bruises on my knees from sports?

How to get rid of bruises on my knees from sports?

Avoid blunt trauma: Bruises tend to occur from blunt trauma. Protect your knees with knee pads if appropriate for the sport. Read more

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I fell 2yr ago on knee to concrete. Still have dark bruise spot on knee. Any way to get rid of it? Don't like how it looks wearing shorts.

I fell 2yr ago on knee to concrete. Still have dark bruise spot on knee. Any way to get rid of it? Don't like how it looks wearing shorts.

Skin discoloration: Go to a cosmetic plastic surgeon or dermatologist. He/She will be able to help you with your concerns. You may not have a bruise which usually resolves in 2-3 weeks but a capillary malformation near the surface of the skin which they can help you with. Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of old bruises?

Is it possible to get rid of old bruises?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. Read more

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How to get rid of scrapes n bruise marks on your skin?

How to get rid of scrapes n bruise marks on your skin?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bruise on face?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bruise on face?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. Read more

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