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What Is The Best Treatment For Bruising
Cold followed by hea: In the acute phase, right after the bruise, you should put cold compress on the area, intermittently for about four hours to lessen the bleeding and swelling. After the first day you should put hot/warm compresses to increase blood flow and resolve the injury. Do not take Aspirin or related medications in the acute phase. ...Read more
Warm compresses: Warm compresses and "tincture of time" are the only effective bruise treatments. More important is identifying their cause, unless it is obvious (i.e. An injury). Make sure the bruised person isn't being abused, or isn't developing bruises spontaneously, for no obvious reason. Such people need to be examined by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First the diagnosis: Red bruise-like knots could be bruises or a number of different skin conditions. One such condition, erythema nodosum looks like bruises and is painful. Erythema nodosum can be caused by infections, medications and inflammatory conditions in the body. Before knowing how to treat your condition, it needs to be diagnosed properly. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
My wife has abad bruise on the chest. Starting to get hard , how recommend treatment. Its been about 36 hours?
Hematoma: Your wife has a hematoma of the chest wall. It hardens over several days and may turn black and blue. You can use warm soaks which may help resolution.. ...Read more
I have small nodules and severe bruising on both shins now for four months. What could this be and what would be the treatment?
Does the use of heat for treatment of general bruises/contusions the same as the use of it for treatment of "head" bruises/contusions or different?
Is there any way i can prevent bruising from juvederm injections? Bruises seem to take forever to heal on me, so i'd like to try to avoid them when i get my juvederm treatment. Do you have any advice for how to do that?
Bruise on leg from a fall on a scooter , what is the treatment how long does the pain last there is no swelling , just discoloration ?
Pain: It depends whether you bruised your muscle oly or had a bone bruise as well. Initiallt iwould use ice packs to reduce the swelling. After 48 hours i would start using hot packs especially if you have only muscle involvement. A bone bruise may take up to 2 months to heal. Discolorationmay take up to a month to clear depending on how ectensive the bruise is. ...Read more
Sex last night w/cock ring, today feel like a bruise within pubic mound when I stand. No pain to touch. Any thoughts on cause? Treatment? See a doc?
Was the cock ring: too tight? On too long? I think you may find this information helpful - http://www.sfcityclinic.org/drk/menshealth22.asp. Read & decide if you need evaluation. ...Read more
Depends: A bone bruise, as opposed to a bone fracture, does not need to be put in a cast in the sense of protection from displacement. But a cast can be useful to control swelling, potentially help with pain, and may make the hand more functional while you are recovering. I certainly would discuss with your doctor the different options for immobilization that are available. ...Read more
I recently overdosed. I took a months supply of abilify (aripiprazole). I received emergency treatment. Now I have a bruise on lower right belly. What do I do?
Major Depression: Your Life is Precious! Reflect: Your thoughts, feelings and behavior before starting Abilify Your Diagnosis Reasons for taking Abilify Changes in thoughts, feelings and behavior after starting Abilify Reasons to take overdose Dizziness, confusion, falls See Physician for bruise on lower right belly. Provide this information to Psychiatrist, discuss Day Treatment center, Medication, Therapy ...Read more
I would like to know the treatment for light bruises on my penis? Due to nails of my wife .How to quickheal them.
Can't: A bruise there is like a bruise anywhere else--it will take time (likely 7-10 days) to heal / resolve. ...Read more
About 4 days ago, i accidentally hit my right foot (±1 inch above heel) & it gave me bruise.Will it go away without treatment or must I do something?
I fell a week ago&hit right kneecap. Large bruise to left of knee.Hard quarter size lump in middle of bruise. Painful &itching around. Need treatment?
Knee cap injury: Can u still bend the knee at least 90 degrees with minimal pain? Can you lift your leg up off the ground with the knee straight and using only your thigh ( quad ) muscles to accomplish this ? Is it improving with less pain and swelling ? If yes than u can treat with RICE ( rest ,ice. , compression, exercise like simple stretching ) ,if not u should see an orthopaedist. ...Read more
Was diagnosed with ringworm in Oct. Have used every topical treatment + griseofulvin. Still have this bruise like dark spot left. Is this scarring?
I got 1 square inch bruise two days ago in my knee from a fall from a chair 1 foot high. What is the severity level & the treatment?What shall i do?
What's the home treatment for a cracked lower rib near the backbone?No insurance, certain there's not much a doctor can do for it. No bruising @ 34hr?
Cracked rib: Time will heal it, for pain, analgesics, ice or heat will help. ...Read more
I had sex last night and i notice light bleeding and i check my vagina and i can see red bruise in the opening and on vagina wall.Do i need treatment?
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