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I have a deep muscle bruise in my calf. What is the best treatment?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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