Top 20 Doctor insights on: How long will a black eye last

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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 heal?

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

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How long will it take for my black eye to heal?

How long will it take for my black eye to heal?

1 week: Usually it takes a week.

You can apply an ice pack, 10 minutes on/10 minutes off. You can also use arnica gel, a homeopathic remedy [apply carefully because it's near your eye]. ...Read more

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

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

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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I have very giant black eye, how long will I have it and what to do help!?

I have very giant black eye, how long will I have it and what to do help!?

Eye: Presuming you got it from trauma, you should see an eye doctor and get a scan of your face. Suggest you go to the hospital today ...Read more

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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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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.

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 more

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Help please? How long does it take for a black eye from a concussion to go away?

Help please? How long does it take for a black eye from a concussion to go away?

Raccoon eyes?: Basilar skull fracture can give you one or two black eyes. We sometimes refer to this as raccoon eyes. I would get a ct of the brain with bone windows and attention to the skull base if you are still having symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a black eye to form as well as other eye injuries?

How long does it take for a black eye to form as well as other eye injuries?

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

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How long does it take for swelling from a black eye to go away? When do I switch from cold compress to hot compress?

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 more

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How long can it take my face to heal, I have a black eye and bruises on my face?

How long can it take my face to heal, I have a black eye and bruises on my face?

Unkown answer: You did not specify the circumstances of acquiring these problems. If there are no broken bones or unusual healing or bleeding problems it can easily take 30 days. ...Read more