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Treatment for a black eye in 24 hours?

Treatment for a black eye in 24 hours?

See eye doctor!: Need to make sure you can see 20/20 or your normal vision. Want to make sure you don't have a torn iris, or corneal abrasion or a detached retina, or have high intraocular pressure, and no blood in the eye itself, and check extraocular muscles for range of motion to also check if any bone fractures in the orbit. Then, s/he can recommend what to do next with cool compresses, eye drops, etc. ...Read more

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I've had what looks like a black eye now for about four years but I haven't had any problems and I don't have vision problems?

I've had what looks like a black eye now for about four years but I haven't had any problems and I don't have vision problems?

Dark circles: found on the periorbital area (the skin surrounding the eye) is primarily caused by capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more

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What to do for a black eye?

What to do for a black eye?

Black eye: If there is swelling, you can use cold compresses or icing it. Once swelling goes down, you can use makeup to cover it up but it is going to take anywhere from 1-3 weeks to resolve. ...Read more

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What exactly is a black eye?

What exactly is a black eye?

Bruised eyelid: Typically a swollen eyelid, dark skin color due to breakdown of blood (broken vessels that heal), sometimes lids swollen shut initially, can also have conjunctival hemorrhage showing. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a black eye?

What are symptoms of a black eye?

How'd u get it?: If you got the black eye because it met a fist or some other object, then pain, swelling and bruising occurs. The bony orbit surrounding the eye is amazing protective of the eye itself, so that most of the time there is no eye damage. However once can get a fracture of the orbit and that can be serious. So any visual symptom at all (double vision, blurry vision) or headaches/neuro problem--eye doc. ...Read more

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I have had a black eye for 4 months now and it won't go away. What to do?

I have had a black eye for 4 months now and it won't go away. What to do?

See Eye MD: This is highly ususual. You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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I got hit today it hurt within first few min then after that it didn't will it turn into a black eye?

I got hit today  it hurt within first few min then after that it didn't will it turn into a black eye?

Possibly: A "black eye" comes from seepage of blood from ruptured blood vessels in crushed tissue. It will develop over the next 2-4 days depending upon the vessel damage. But if the hit was light, you might no see much bruising at all. ...Read more

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Is black eye peas good for you?

Is black eye peas good for you?

Yes: Black eyed peas are a good source of plant protein and fiber. As part of a balanced diet, they are good for you. ...Read more

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Unexplained brusing have a black eye?

Unexplained brusing have a black eye?

See your doctor: A spontaneous bruise now and again is usually nothing to worry about; however, if you're having a lot of spontaneous bruising, you may have a condition that could be serious and potentially life-threatening. I recommend seeing your primary care doctor asap. ...Read more