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Warm Or Cold Compress For Eyes
Depends...: ..Allergy-use cold; infection use hot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cold compress: Generally speaking, whenever you have trauma and swelling, whether post op, or accidental - a cold compress should be applied initially. Warm compresses may feel good, but it will cause vasodilation thereby increasing blood flow to the region, potentially increasing the bleeding and tissue swelling of the injured tissue. Cool compresses will help reduce swelling. Staying upright will also help. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Time swollen: If swollen within 24 hrs cold compress . If after 24 hrs warm compress. ...Read more
I spend long time on my computer staring at my screen and have dry/tired eyes by evening. Is it better to do warm ice pack or cold ice pack to relax?
I have terrible pain where my eye lashes are.. The eye is swollen and feels bruised when i blink.. What is wrong? Iv used a hot compress and warm water rinse also i used an ice pack
Could gazing at home led light or ice cold compress on eyes afterwards lead to retina or cornea damage causing blurred vision of bright objects?
Not usually.: But, of course, it depends on how bright the light and how long you stare. Cool compresses are even less likely to cause these problems. If you are having changes in your vision, please see a board certified ophthalmologist in your area for a quick examination. Eye sight is a precious thing, and should be protected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a cold cause blurry vision and kind burning eyes? Eye doctor says my eyes are healthy that i just have blepharitis wich i treat with warm compress
If viral cold, yes: Sometimes with the viral shedding in the tear film, there can be minor irritation or blurriness that goes away as soon as the cold does. If not, call your eye doctor so they can assess under a slit lamp examination. Meanwhile, if your eyes are feeling 'hot', cool compresses may be better than warm until the cold goes away. If eyes are feeling cool, or cold, the warm compresses would be comforting. ...Read more
Why?: Unless you have a local head injury, (goose-egg), see little utility to heat or cold. However, acute use cold, chronic use warmth. If you feel desire to treat headache with compress, likely to have more success if placed over back of skull, not over forehead, and perhaps here, cold might be best. Maybe see your doctor and find out why you have headache. ...Read more
Depends: Cold to decrease pain and swelling, heat to improve flexibility and blood flow to speed healing. Use ice for the first day or two after an acute injury, then heat later. ...Read more
Anything that could help spider-web veins in penis? Young, not painful. Very dark and sometimes noticeable. Warm or cold compress? Which better?
Here are some ...: From what you described, doing nothing with them is the most reasonable thing to do; applying something chemically or physically may induce more unwanted harm. To comfort and assure your mind, it's reasonable to have urologist take a look and counsel you for what they are and you may expect so you will know how to watch. Remember: In medicine, always balance medical necessity & prof-possibility. ...Read more
I have an abscessed tooth and my face is swollen. Will applying warm or cold compress to it help?
I got my wisdom teeth removed. This is the fourth day. I need my cheek swelling to go down. Should I use a warm or cold compress?
Time: Resolution of swelling depends on a variety of factors including depth of impaction, degree of difficulty and presence of pre-existing inflammation. 4 days after surgery, warm will work better than cold. If swelling increases, may represent infection. In that case, see your oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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