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How Long Will It Take For My Black Eye To Heal
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
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
"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
I have a black eye 2 days now and its a purplish reddy color, but i think I have burst blood vessels also? How long should it take to heal?
As above : Just to be sure nothing serious , see your PCP or u eye doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
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
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
How long does it take to get rid of a bruise on my head? Fell on my head almost a wk ago and its embarrassing having to explain my black eye all the t
Gradual slow fading:
Your black eye will fade away in a matter of 10 days to 2 weeks. There will be a change of colors from bright red to pink to brown as the hematoma gets absorbed.
Within 24 hrs of the injury cold compresses are indicated. After this warm hot packs applied for 30 minutes 3 x daily help to get rid of the black eye. ...Read more
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
Ice for 48 hours: First determine if the eye underneath is ok. Elevate the lid and see if the vision is close to that of the other eye (or close to what is was before). If the vision is down see your ophthalmologist. If there is no evidence of infection, and the damage seems to be just bruising, then use ice for 48 hours (10 minutes at a time about every two hours when awake) to stop bleeding. Then keep it clean. ...Read more
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