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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 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

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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