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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?

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?

Usually not: This is usually not found on an Xray and needs better clarification form the doctor who interpreted tthe xray. If you were not unconscious, then usually not to worry about brain damage ...Read more

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 it normal to have a swollen eye and nose after getting a bruised forehead?

Is it normal to have a swollen eye and nose after getting a bruised forehead?

Not really: You need to see an eyemd right away to see if you have injured your eye as well. Sometimes broken bones around the eye will show this pattern. ...Read more

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Any way to make bruise on forehead go away faster?

Any way to make bruise on forehead go away faster?

Takes time: Usually icing the bruise initially for first 24 hrs then followed by warmth or heat to help reduce bruise faster. ...Read more

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How to correctly treat a bruise on the forehead?

How to correctly treat a bruise on the forehead?

Ice: Upon injury icing will help reduce bruising and inflammation. Once a bruise has formed them warm compresses may help your body gradually clear it up. Forehead bruises can also lead to the common "black eye" or "shiner". ...Read more

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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?

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?

No: There's still some iron in the scar underneath the skin. It will probably disappear after a few more years. I treat combat sports participants, and these old marks may be a source of pride. I am glad Junior recovered. Get him checked once as a teen for hemochromatosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the best way to bring down a swelling or bruise on childs forehead?

Please advise what is the best way to bring down a swelling or bruise on childs forehead?

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

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Swelling on top part of forehead is still soft on toddlers forehead. Swealling has come down since 5 days ago. Is soft bruise okay?

Swelling on top part of forehead is still soft on toddlers forehead. Swealling has come down since 5 days ago. Is soft bruise okay?

Evaluation: You should Take him to his pediatrician to be evaluated and have blood test (PT, PTT, CBC) and may CT of head to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a bruise/scab in the middle of my forehead how do I cover it up?

Please help! I have a bruise/scab in the middle of my forehead how do I cover it up?

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

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I got sunspot in my forehead and now they look like bruises, what can I do to take them out?

I got sunspot in my forehead and now they look like bruises, what can I do to take them out?

See a doctor: Either a plastic surgeon or dermatologist would best be able to evaluate you and if in fact you have sunspots, there are options including certain types of chemical peels, skin lightening creams. Etc. But see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more