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How Long Should A Black Eye Hurt
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got hit today it hurt within first few min then after that it didn't will it turn into a black eye?
How long does a severe black eye take to heal? My son was hit with a stick in the eye a month ago and still has a black eye.
Several weeks: He was probably not hit in the eye itself with a stick or things would be a lot worse. I assume he had a thorough eye examination. The black eye is caused by a bleeding around the eye, similar to a black and blue spot on the skin. It may take several weeks to clear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few weeks: Blood takes a few weeks to resolve. ...Read more
Up to 1 or 2 days: Black eyes may occur quickly with a direct impact to the eye. This happens because there is some bleeding in the soft areas around the eye that cause the darker color. Other injuries that fracture bones like facial and skull fractures bleed more slowly, and it may take a day or two before the black eye appears. ...Read more
How long does it take for swelling from a black eye to go away? When do I switch from cold compress to hot compress?
Black eye: Depending on the extent of the trauma, black eyes can take weeks to months to fully resolve; it will change colors like a bruise. Cold ice packs help decrease swelling ; further bleeding for the first 4-5 days. Cold ice packs generally help decrease inflammation so it will continue to help with the healing process for the first week. Hot compresses for eyelids am/pm are good daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell and banged my nose pretty good the other day got a cut and black eye, what are the chances I have a concussion? Head really hurts
Got a black eye a month and three weeks ago.doc said no more blood under eye.still a black line under my eye, doesn't hurt, not fading.see dermatolog?
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