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How do you quickly heal and cover a black eye?

How do you quickly heal and cover a black eye?

Cold packs: A black eye is basically bruising to the soft tissue around the eye. Like most bruises, ice packs placed on the area can minimize the bruising. This is assuming no injury to the eye itself. Any changes to your vision or increasing pain should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you make a black eye heal faster?

How can you make a black eye heal faster?

Healing black eye: Once the eye itslef has been evaluated, by an eye professional, and determined to be okay, the first 24 hours, cool wet compresses for 10 mins 3-4x per day, then after 24 hours, warm compresses using same routine. Once blood resorbs, should return to normal. ...Read more

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Can your eye get bigger if you get a black eye and it heals properly?

Can your eye get bigger if you get a black eye and it heals properly?

Bigger eye?: If you get a black eye from trauma, and after swelling goes away the eye looks bigger (or proptotic), it could be from a retrobulbar hemorrhage (bledding behind the eye) have your eye doc evaluate this problem. ...Read more

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How to make a black eye heal faster?

How to make a black eye heal faster?

Cool packs: initially cool compresses can limit the amount of bleeding and size of bruise. After the bruise has stabilized then warm compresses can speed up the absorption of the black and blue. Some also believe that arnica Montana can speed the resolution. ...Read more

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How long will a toothpaste burn on your forehead take to heal and what can I do to help it heal faster?

How long will a toothpaste burn on your forehead take to heal and what can I do to help it heal faster?

See a Dermatologist: This may leave a scar. And in the future please remember that it is toothpaste, not forehead paste. Please call a Dermatologist now for professional help to guide your healing process. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a black eye to develop if you get elbowed there?

How long will it take for a black eye to develop if you get elbowed there?

Soon: A black eye usually develops within 24 hours of the trauma. Either way, you should have your eye examined by your eye doctor to ensure no other injuries have occurred. ...Read more

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I currently have a corneal ulcer. I would like to know how long will it take to heal? And when will the white spot on my eye disappear?

I currently have a corneal ulcer. I would like to know how long will it take to heal? And when will the white spot on my eye disappear?

Patience: Use your antibiotics faithfully, DON'T patch your eye closed, follow up with your Ophthalmologist as scheduled, or sooner if your symptoms worsen. Sometimes an ulcer can leave a permanent scar. It depends on the severity of the ulcer, and the type of organism that caused it. ...Read more

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I scrubbed my face too hard and skin came off, how long will it take to heal and what should I do for faster healing? Will it scar?

I scrubbed my face too hard and skin came off, how long will it take to heal and what should I do for faster healing? Will it scar?

TLC: Take it easy on the tissue now that it is irritated. Use only mild soap for washing and you may want to apply light coating of a snd d ointment a couple of times a day. Scarring not likely. Keep clean and protected and keep from getting dry. Do not use vaseline. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long will a black eye hurt to touch?

Depends: Like any bruise, how long it hurts depends on how severe the initial trauma was. If it is extremely painful, or if you suffered a severe blow, you might want to get checked out just to make sure you didn't fracture one of the bones in your face. ...Read more

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How long does it take for eye abrasion to get better? Said have small abrasion middle of eye. Vision not as great but can see. Just cloudy. Dangers?

How long does it take for eye abrasion to get better? Said have small abrasion middle of eye. Vision not as great but can see. Just cloudy.  Dangers?

Quickly: Most abrasions, if there is no infection or left over particles of whatever caused the abrasion, will heal over in less than 24 hours. The only long term problem is location: if the abrasion is central, the residual scar may disturb the vision; if the abrasion of out of the visual axis, there is usually no problem. ...Read more

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Will my cornea eye scratch heal by itself or do I need a doctor?

Will my cornea eye scratch heal by itself or do I need a doctor?

A doctor: First of all, how do you know you have a scratched cornea without a doctor diagnosing it? If your symptoms don't go away on their own in a day or two, you need to be seen. Scratches, if that is what you do indeed have, can progress into severe infections. ...Read more

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How do I care for an ulcerated wound and how long do they usually take to heal?

How do I care for an ulcerated wound and how long do they usually take to heal?

Varies widely: Each wound is different and healing depends on the host's immune system, habbits (tob use), medical problems (such as diabetes, circulation problems), location of the wound and why did it start in the first place. Studies show that an occlusive and moist dressing in the way to go. Frequency of dressing changes also varies and depends on kind of wound, type of dressing and quantity of drainage. ...Read more

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Do blisters from 2nd degree burns resolve on their own or do they need to be lanced? How long is healing process? How can I expect it to look after?

Do blisters from 2nd degree burns resolve on their own or do they need to be lanced? How long is healing process? How can I expect it to look after?

Leave them be!: Most physicians say that blisters less than 2cm in diameter should be left alone unless they appear infected. I recommend you see a physician for this. The issue of scaring can be variable. One recommendation is to use a high SPF sunscreen on the burn area for 3 to 6 months if exposed to the sun. This will limit pigment changes. Tetanus status is also important. Best choice is to see a Dr. ...Read more

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And how can you heal it if you get poked in the eye with scissors?

And how can you heal it if you get poked in the eye with scissors?

Eye Doctor: Because of potential eye injury you should see an ete doctor for a thooorough eye exam to be sure of the extent of injury and the appropriate treatment and follow-up. ...Read more

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Hot water burn blister popped. What should I do so it doesn't get infected and gets healed quick? How long will it take to heal?

Hot water burn blister popped. What should I do so it doesn't get infected and gets healed quick? How long will it take to heal?

Local wound care: Local wound care usually involves washing with a gentle soap and water twice daily, applying antibiotic ointment and monitoring for signs of infection. Increased redness, swelling and pain, especially when combined with the appearance of pus indicates an infection which should be evaluated by a primary care physician. ...Read more

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How do you treat a black eye?

How do you treat a black eye?

Black eye: Usually cold packs off and on for the first 48 hours and then protect the eye from any trauma afterwards. It usually takes weeks for all the color change to go away. Avoid re-injury to eye. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a black eye and broken blood vessel to heal?

How long does it take for a black eye and broken blood vessel to heal?

"Black eye" resoluti: A "black eye" and "broken blood vessel" in the conjunctiva (white) of the eye are like bruises and will slowly disappear over 2-3 weeks, first turning dark red then brown and finally yellowish before disappearing. ...Read more