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How long does a black eye last?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depends

This will depend on the nautre of the injury, the amount of blood leaked out into the tissue and continuing to leak out, the initial treatment and continuing treatment, whether you are on Aspirin or other blood thinners like "plavix" or "coumadin" and you own ability to clot and remove clot.
A simple "black eye" may last 7-10 days. More severe could last a month or more.

In brief: Depends

This will depend on the nautre of the injury, the amount of blood leaked out into the tissue and continuing to leak out, the initial treatment and continuing treatment, whether you are on Aspirin or other blood thinners like "plavix" or "coumadin" and you own ability to clot and remove clot.
A simple "black eye" may last 7-10 days. More severe could last a month or more.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Black eye

Usually takes three or four weeks to slowly resolve and finally disappear. If it doesn't resolve after a month then have your doctor check you for another problem.

In brief: Black eye

Usually takes three or four weeks to slowly resolve and finally disappear. If it doesn't resolve after a month then have your doctor check you for another problem.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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