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How long does a black eye last?

How long does a black eye last?

Depends: This will depend on the nautre of the injury, the amount of blood leaked out into the tissue and continuing to leak out, the initial treatment and continuing treatment, whether you are on Aspirin or other blood thinners like "plavix" or "coumadin" and you own ability to clot and remove clot. A simple "black eye" may last 7-10 days. More severe could last a month or more. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will a bad black eye last?

Can someone tell me how long will a bad black eye last?

Week or two: A bad black eye, also known as ecchymosis, will resolve over time as your body breaks down the blood and carries it away. Icing the eye for the first two days to limit the swelling and bleeding can help. Applying heat from day four onward can bring more blood supply to the area and help to break down and carry away the old blood. It rarely will last more than a week or two. ...Read more

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Got a black eye and cheek, top lip and side of nose is numb. How long will the numbing last? Its been 9 days.

Got a black eye and cheek, top lip and side of nose is numb. How long will the numbing last? Its been 9 days.

See your doc: Got examined? Make sure you didn't get some nerve damage from the injury. Get re-examined, if you already were, or get examined for the first time, if you hadn't. ...Read more

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Got a black eye and cheek, top lip and side of nose is numb. How long will the numbing last? It's been 9 days.

Got a black eye and cheek, top lip and side of nose is numb. How long will the numbing last? It's been 9 days.

Black eye: That numbness is due to trauma to the sensory nerve under your eye. Nerves grow back at about 1 mm per day. So it can take months for the numbness to go away. In some instances it will not go away if the nerve is damaged severely. ...Read more

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How long will a black eye hurt to touch?

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 a black eye to heal?

Hematoma : Or bruising usually is better by 2-3 wks, depending on amount of blood, whether you are on blood thinners. ...Read more

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How long does it take "black eye" to develop?

How long does it take "black eye" to develop?

Black eye: After an eye injury, bruising around the eye will appear within hours if there has been bleeding under the skin around the eye. If you do get a black eye, it can take up to 2-3 weeks to resolve completely. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a black eye to form?

How long does it take for a black eye to form?

A few days: A black eye is basically bruising, and like any bruise, it can form within a few days of an injury. Make sure to see your doctor if the eye itself is injured, you are experiencing pain, or noticing blurred vision. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a black eye to heal?

Anytime up to : 3-4 wks depending on how much bleeding bruising is there. Vast majority are gone by 2 wks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a black eye to show?

How long does it take for a black eye to show?

Seconds to minutes: Most of the time, the bruising of a black eye occurs immediately. ...Read more