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How do you treat a bruised trachea?

How do you treat a bruised trachea?

Voice rest: Monitor carefully for respiratory compromise. Noisy breathing or low oxygen levels may require hospitalization. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I'm 37 yo female. Lump to immediate right of trachea. No pain upon swallow, but tender to even gentle touch. Intermittent mild dysphasia.

I'm 37 yo female. Lump to immediate right of trachea. No pain upon swallow, but tender to even gentle touch. Intermittent mild dysphasia.

Need to be checked: First you have to see your doctor, it could be a simple inflamed lymph node, or thyroid tumor. You must see your doctor for investigation with out delay. ...Read more

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"how to treat a bruised metatarsal"?

"how to treat a bruised metatarsal"?

Get weight off foot.: Contusion (bruise) metatarsal requires weight to be removed from forefoot. This can be accomplished in a variety of ways. Padding the forefoot with relief beneath the effected metatarsal is the easiest. ...Read more

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How to treat a bruised heel?

How to treat a bruised heel?

Offloading/No weight: Hi,
Usually the best treatment for a bruised heel weather its a soft tissue or bone bruise to the area is to Offload the area and rest it from the usually forces that go through it during weight bearing and gait. The use of a CAM walker can be helping in reducing the majority of pressure along the heel and help you maintain your everyday activity. It may be necessary to fully Offload + crutches. ...Read more

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What do I do to treat a bruised swollen toe?

What do I do to treat a bruised swollen toe?

If it's more than 48: Hours after an injury and you see no improvement in the pain or swelling, it's time to have an x-ray to see if it's broken. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best way to treat a bruised vein on the bottom of your foot?

Help please? What is the best way to treat a bruised vein on the bottom of your foot?

Heat and ibuprofen: A bruise over a vein is usually due to bleeding from the vein into the surrounding skin and subcutaneous tissue resulting in what is called a hematoma. This hematoma is trapped blood beneath the skin and is best treated with heat and ibuprofen. It usually resolves over about 10 days. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my bruises?

What can I do to treat my bruises?

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

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Can you tell me how to treat a really bad bruise?

Can you tell me how to treat a really bad bruise?

Treating bruise: Initially you can use cold compress to keep swelling and bleeding down. When swelling is gone and bruise stops changing, use warm compress to help remove the color. I don't recommend to use heat unless it is on your face and you want it to go away quickly. Heat can make any swelling worse. ...Read more

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How long does a bruised tailbone hurt after an injury and how is it treated?

How long does a bruised tailbone hurt after an injury and how is it treated?

Months to years: Coccydina, aka tailbone pain can come from mild to severe trauma of the tip of the tailbone. Sitting on a notched pillow (not a donut shaped pillow) can help. A steroid injection into the coccyx can be very effective. Rarely surgery is required. Time to call your family doc. ...Read more

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How to treat a bruise that has pus?

How to treat a bruise that has pus?

Abscess: This sounds like an abscess and is an urgent matter. Please get to your family doctor soon. ...Read more

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How to correctly treat a bruise on the forehead?

How to correctly treat a bruise on the forehead?

Ice: Upon injury icing will help reduce bruising and inflammation. Once a bruise has formed them warm compresses may help your body gradually clear it up. Forehead bruises can also lead to the common "black eye" or "shiner". ...Read more

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How to treat fractured or bruised back ribs?

How to treat fractured or bruised back ribs?

Fractured ribs: Simple rib fractures are treated conservatively with pain management only.
Certain rib fractures that result in breathing difficulties and / or relentless pain are treated surgically ...Read more

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How can you treat a severe bruise?

How can you treat a severe bruise?

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

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What can I do to treat this bruise?

What can I do to treat this bruise?

Ice and compression: Ice and compression to the area with a wrap. Bruising is below the skin bleeding, so elevating the area will help relieve pressure. Also, massaging the area gently while taking over the counter anti inflammatory meds. ...Read more

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How can you treat a bruised fingernail?

How can you treat a bruised fingernail?

Give it some time: Give it a month sometimes even two. However - be aware that there are skin cancers including melanoma that can affect the nail. If not better after a month, get the area evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to treat bruises by myself within 3 days?

Don't really: Need to do anything. Your body will slowly absorb them in time. Depending on where the bruise is, if you can elevate the area that can help. Also cold packs may help the bruise from spreading. But to be honest, at the 3 day mark, a superficial bruise is really just going to take time to go away. ...Read more

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Laceration still bruised months later. How do I treat this?

Laceration still bruised months later. How do I treat this?

Possibly a Laser: Difficult to say without an examination and cause of original injury. There are lasers that target small vessels that have also shown good results with scars and scar discoloration. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a heel bruise?

What is the best way to treat a heel bruise?

Rest: Stretching of calf and if persists, you may have plantar faciitis. ...Read more

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I have a badly bruised toe. How do I treat it?

I have a badly bruised toe. How do I treat it?

Assuming it is: Not broken, ice it. Avoid tight shoes and when walking lift up your foot rather than push off of it when you are propulsing. ...Read more

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If a bruised spleen is not treated, what happens?

If a bruised spleen is not treated, what happens?

How do you feel?: If the capsule isn't ruptured and you feel okay, it heals completely. Just as good as new. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to treat nail bruise?

Time & hygiene: Nail bruise will heal on its own unless it gets infected. Keep the area clean and time will take care of the bruise. If is becomes painful, swollen or develops a discharge, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I treat a centipede bite with a lot of swelling and bruising?

How do I treat a centipede bite with a lot of swelling and bruising?

Centipede: Wash the wound with water ; soap. You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or an NSAID for pain. Antihistamines can be used for itching. Pain ; swelling are normal for centipede bites. However, if swelling is excessive or the skin is necrotic then you will need wound care. Check your tetanus status. If you don't know when you last shot was or it has been over 10 years - that should be repeated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How to treat d-dimer levels that are high normal range below 0.4 and level is 3.9 - has new bruise?

How to treat d-dimer levels that are high normal range below 0.4 and level is 3.9 - has new bruise?

No treatment: D-dimer is a non specific test that can become abnormal in many different conditions. A bruise can cause it to increase. You look for the cause and treat the cause if needed. ...Read more

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How can I treat a bone bruise on my pinky?

How can I treat a bone bruise on my pinky?

Ice Elevate: And do not allow shoes to compress the area. Wear a sandel. ...Read more

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How to treat two bruises and a cut on my face?

How to treat two bruises and a cut on my face?

Wound care: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Remove debris w tweezers. If material remains in wound – seek medical care. Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. Change bandage when soiled/ wet or at least daily. Need tetanus shot if you haven't had one in last 10 years, don't know ...Read more

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How can I treat bruised leg bones?

How can I treat bruised leg bones?

Bruised leg bones: Ice packs first few hours. After that try a tincture of time. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to treat bruised muscle in your knee?

What are the best ways to treat bruised muscle in your knee?

R.I.C.E.: Initially, rice (rest, ice, compression (ace wrap), and elevate). After the bruising has been stopped, warm, moist heat, physical therapy, massage, and range of motion exercises. Depending on what specifically is bruised, additional therapies may be prescribed. ...Read more

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Please tell me how to treat my swollen and bruised hand?

Please tell me how to treat my swollen and bruised hand?

Inflammation: Why is it bruised and swollen? Any history of trauma? Apply ice on it 15-20 mins./day. Nsaids like ibuprofen/aleve also helps with the inflammation. Get an xray if with history of trauma. Have it checked by your doctor if not getting better. ...Read more

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How can a cracked skull and bruised brain be treated?

How can a cracked skull and bruised brain be treated?

Non surgical: Depending on the force of the trauma, skull fractures can be associated with bruising or contusion of the underlying brain. Simple skull fractures with small amount of bruising can be left alone and will heal with time. Fractures that break through the scalp, sunken into the brain and causing injury, extensive bruising may need surgery. ...Read more

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Boyfriend bit my lip wicked hard and bruised it. How do I treat this?

Boyfriend bit my lip wicked hard and bruised it. How do I treat this?

Ice: If your lip is swollen try to ice it, 20 minutes on & then off. If it is bruised he may have broke a blood vessel. This may or may not go away. You sould see your dentist to check. ...Read more

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How do you treat a finger nail bruise?

How do you treat a finger nail bruise?

Subungal hematoma: Abrise under the nail is called subungal hematoma and can be very painful as there is collection of blood under the nail and there is no outlet. Nail looks black and blue. If there is not much pain than the blood will eventually get absorped in your body by itself and needs no treatment
but if there is intense pain than a hole is drilled through the nail to relieve the pressure. ...Read more

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How to treat eye irritation with bruising (currently deployed)?

How to treat eye irritation with bruising (currently deployed)?

Eye irritation: By deployed, do you mean you are in Army and been deployed to Iraq or Afghanestan? If that's the case try to avoid direct sun, exposure to the dust and sand, wash your face and eyes regularely with cold and clean water, you can ask your doctor to evaluate you for possible allergy and therefore using anti-allergic drops. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a finger bone bruise?

What can I do to treat a finger bone bruise?

Bone bruise: Improve swelling with ice and elevation and nsaids. Most importantly is to work on range of motion to prevent stiffness as a long term complication. ...Read more