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How do I get swelling above my eye to go down?

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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Ice & Time

For injuries causing mild to moderate swelling ice packs and time are the best way to get the swelling to go down.
Place a thin towel between skin & ice pack to protect skin. Anti-inflammatory medications, like Ibuprofen or naproxen, can also be used by to decrease swelling. If the swelling is due to an allergic reaction, anti-histamines may also be beneficial.

In brief: Ice & Time

For injuries causing mild to moderate swelling ice packs and time are the best way to get the swelling to go down.
Place a thin towel between skin & ice pack to protect skin. Anti-inflammatory medications, like Ibuprofen or naproxen, can also be used by to decrease swelling. If the swelling is due to an allergic reaction, anti-histamines may also be beneficial.
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
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In brief: Ice

Apply ice for 20 min on the area that has inflammation.

In brief: Ice

Apply ice for 20 min on the area that has inflammation.
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