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Ran into slider door skull in side forehead bruised Do I have anything to worry about. Found when I had X-ray for sinuses. Maria. 71 yrs. Old?
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
Trauma: Soft tissue injury can feel like bruised tissue, should resolve in 2-3 days, see doctor if no relief ...Read more
Takes time: Usually icing the bruise initially for first 24 hrs then followed by warmth or heat to help reduce bruise faster. ...Read more
Years ago, bumped my forehead hard. It was bruised & what looks like calcified hematoma or m ossificans left small bump. Is surgery only option now?
Get checked: Probably need ct head.Get a more detailed answer ›
5yo fell knees first then head on pavement with a thud. Bleeding from nose for several minutes. Bruise on forehead and nose. What to look for?
I hit my forehead really hard. It did not bruise but still very painful almost a week ago. Should I worry?
My son got a large bruise on his forehead three years ago due to injury but the area is still slightly discolored. Can we do anything to fix it?
Should I be concerned I hit my forehead about 6 weeks ago it was a dent about an inch and a half long. It bruised and then the dent is still there. Should I have a dr check it out or will it heal ok
Get eval: This could be bone fracture---seek eval.Get a more detailed answer ›
Apply ice.: Immediately after the injury, apply an ice pack to the area, on and off for 10 minutes at a time for a few hours. There will probably still be swelling and bruising, which will go away after a couple of days, but the ice will help somewhat. If it doesn't, you should have your child seen by a doctor. If there is vomiting or loss of consciousness, you should also see a doctor. ...Read more
Swelling on top part of forehead is still soft on toddlers forehead. Swealling has come down since 5 days ago. Is soft bruise okay?
My forehead hit the desk when I was sitting down quickly picking a pen up from the floor, it left no bump or any type of bruise, is this good or bad?
Good: Its bad that you hit your head but good that it didn't leave a bruise. ...Read more
Not sure: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Find out what it is: I would see your physician to see what the bruise or scab is on your forehead before you use a concealer. ...Read more
I bumped my forehead 2 weeks ago. The bruise has gone but a hard lump remains. Will this go away eventually?
Yes...: Takes little extra time to diminish in size. ...Read more
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