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How do I decrease swelling in the face from injury?
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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Details????
Not much on detail here.
How severe is the trauma? Fractures or a bump? Where on the face? How long has it been since trauma: the answer is from ice and advil (ibuprofen) to surgical intervention. If you got a big bump and then a lump, again advil (ibuprofen) and intermittent use of ice.

In brief: Details????
Not much on detail here.
How severe is the trauma? Fractures or a bump? Where on the face? How long has it been since trauma: the answer is from ice and advil (ibuprofen) to surgical intervention. If you got a big bump and then a lump, again advil (ibuprofen) and intermittent use of ice.
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: Depends
If facial swelling from an injury is due to a contusion, ice may help decrease the swelling.
If the swelling is due to an infection, get evaluated by your physician immediately.

In brief: Depends
If facial swelling from an injury is due to a contusion, ice may help decrease the swelling.
If the swelling is due to an infection, get evaluated by your physician immediately.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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