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How to get rid of really bad soccer bruises overnight?

How to get rid of really bad soccer bruises overnight?

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

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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How to get rid of bruises within few days?

How to get rid of bruises within few days?

Patience: Unfortunately there isn't really anything to do to make it go away faster. Some sort of makeup may help hide it. ...Read more

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Treating Bruises (Checklist)

Wear protective gear whenever needed, to prevent new bruises.
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What is the fastest way to get rid of bruises from being spanked?

What is the fastest way to get rid of bruises from being spanked?

Cold compress: Followed by warm compress. For the first 4-6 hours, put cold compress to reduce bleeding and swelling, after 24 hours use warm compresses to facilitate removal of exudate. If spanking is part of abuse, you need to report it to authorities. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to get rid of bruises on toenails?

I need some tips on how to get rid of bruises on toenails?

You can't: It takes months for dried blood under the nail to grow out. Why are you getting bruises? Are you on blood thinners? Wear high heel shoes? ...Read more

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Treating Bruises (Checklist)

Ice pack to area asap after injury
30 min, once for 1 days
Dont be frighten of color changes (bleeding can be deep in fat tissue
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If many bruises with no injuries, see your MD for blood tests
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How to get rid of bruises on my knees from sports?

How to get rid of bruises on my knees from sports?

Avoid blunt trauma: Bruises tend to occur from blunt trauma. Protect your knees with knee pads if appropriate for the sport. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a bruise?

Time: Local heat (warm compresses) can help speed resorption, but mostly will just take 7-14 days to reabsorb. ...Read more

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Treating Bruises (Checklist)

Avoid recurrent trauma to area
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Use ice to reduce inflammation
20 min, 4x day for 3 days
NSAIDs for moderate pain
every 6 hours
Light massage after 3 days of ice therapy
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How do you get rid of bruise under toenai l?

How do you get rid of bruise under toenai
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Biopsy: If you actually remember the injury and you know for sure that it is a bruise then you may be looking at it for up to 9 months depending on how long it takes you to grow a new nail. However, melanoma skin cancer can appear as a dark spot or bruise under the nail and is a life threatening condition and needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses is also known as Bruise. Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more

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