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How fast can I make my contusion go away?

How fast can I make my contusion go away?

Naturally: A contusion will heal on its and on its own time. Intervention is likely to make matters worse. Right after the contusion occurred an ice pack for the first four hour or so may have lessened the severity of the contusion. After that moderate heat may facilitate clearance. ...Read more

Bruise (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more


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Docs can you explain what is a fast, easy way to make bruises go away?

Docs can you explain what is a fast, easy way to make bruises go away?

Ice and compression: Ice and compression to the area with a wrap. Bruising is below the skin bleeding, so elevating the area will help relieve pressure. Also, massaging the area gently while taking over the counter anti inflammatory meds. ...Read more

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Arnica ointment good for fast healing bruises? Got a week old black eye. Went to the ER on 4th day. No fracture. Just want it to go away already. Help

Arnica ointment good for fast healing bruises? Got a week old black eye. Went to the ER on 4th day. No fracture. Just want it to go away already. Help

For suckers only: No form of arnica is of any value for any condition. It is a complete waste of money. All homeopathy, by definition, is strictly placebo. It was invented before we had much medical science. Belief in this requires ignorance of science. ...Read more

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Is it common for chest contusion pain to go away after 3 months, then come back after a couple of weeks of no pain?

Is it common for chest contusion pain to go away after 3 months, then come back after a couple of weeks of no pain?

Rib pain: Often trauma to the ribs or simply coughing hard or lifting something the wrong way may cause the little muscles between the ribs to spasm and may misalign their connection to the spine or sternum. If the joint is not aligned again it may cause recurrent pain. I would suggest seeing someone such as an osteopathic doctor who manipulates, or a chiropractor or physical therapist. ...Read more

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Three months after a tbi, (brain contusions and bleeding) common side effects and do they go away?

Three months after a tbi, (brain contusions and bleeding)  common side effects and do they go away?

Usually: After any head trauma symptoms such as dizziness, headache, vertigo and memory problems can persist for weeks for month. Depending on the severity of actually brain injury some may be permanent. ...Read more

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How can I make this huge bruise go away fastest?

How can I make this huge bruise go away fastest?

Don't disturbe it: Once you've developed a bruise (ecchimosis), there is not much you can do to help it resolve faster than it normally would on its own. I would strongly recommend to leave it alone, as tampering with it may lead to worsening of its appearance or other potentially avoidable complications. ...Read more

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What are some quick ways to make a bruise fade it go away quickly?

Usually takes : Three weeks. I imagine things that increase the blood supply to an area will remove the blood cells that are in the tissue. ...Read more

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What should I do to make a bruise go away as soon as possible?

What should I do to make a bruise go away as soon as possible?

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 bitten my lib like almost a year ago and the bruise is still there what can I do to make the dark mark go away?

I bitten my lib like almost a year ago and the bruise is still there what can I do to make the dark mark go away?

Cut out the mark: You can have the spot excised (cut out). The lip usually heals very nicely without any noticeable scarring compared to a skin excision. ...Read more