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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?
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