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5 hours ago What Are the Symptoms of a Black Eye? The signs of a black eye include bruising and swelling of the eyelid and soft tissue around the injured eye, sometimes accompanied by …

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3 hours ago A black eye is the appearance of bruising around the eyes and is usually caused by trauma to the head or face. Read more on other causes of black eye. Other symptoms of a concussion include

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6 hours ago For most people, black eyes heal in one to two weeks. Use of ice in the first 24 hours after the injury has the most significant effect on the speed with which the injury heals. For more complicated eye injuries, the prognosis depends on the severity and complexity of the injury.

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5 hours ago A mild black eye may appear red at first, then darken and get more swollen with time. As a bruised eye begins to heal, it can turn purple, blue, green or even yellow. Like other bruises, a black eye is often accompanied by swelling. A black eye might casually be known as a "shiner," but its medical name is periorbital hematoma.

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9 hours ago The blood collects in the space surrounding the eye, and eventually becomes visible through the skin. In most cases these injuries heal on their own within a few weeks and medical attention is generally not required. A black eye is usually characterized by …

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6 hours ago To take care of a black eye: Apply a cold compress soon after the injury. Using gentle pressure, place a cold pack or a cloth filled with ice to the area around your eye. Take care not to press on the eye itself. Apply cold as soon as possible after the injury to reduce swelling. Repeat several times a day for a day or two.

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8 hours ago An allergic shiner, or black eye, is an allergy symptom. It happens when nasal or sinus congestion causes the skin around the eyes to become dark. Learn more about the causes and treatment options

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6 hours ago Symptoms. Treatment. Video: First Aid for Black Eye. First step: Apply something cold to the area. It helps ease swelling and narrows your blood …

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6 hours ago When a black eye is minor, home treatment is usually sufficient. Icing the eye can reduce swelling, lessen pain, and help to alleviate bruising. When you apply ice to your eye, use a washcloth or similar barrier between the ice and your skin to prevent a cold injury. Never ice the affected eye for more than 20 minutes at a time.

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9 hours ago A black eye may be accompanied by other injuries. Signs and symptoms of a black eye include. headache, eye pain, and. puffiness or swelling around the eye, which can be mild at first, then increasing later. The swelling may make it difficult to open the eye. Other associated symptoms and signs include. discoloration (like a bruise) around the

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8 hours ago It also covers first aid and home remedies, over-the-counter treatments, and a medical procedure that can help relieve symptoms while you wait for your black eye to heal. Signs of Skull Fracture or Closed Head Injury. First Aid . Black eyes can be caused by a punch or other injuries to the head and face. The injury breaks small blood vessels

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3 hours ago 7. Fracture of the skull. 8. Injury to the head. 9. Subdural hematoma. 10. Von Willebrand disease. Hence, while examining and providing a diagnosis for a black eye, it is important to check for the above-mentioned conditions too so that proper diagnosis can be made and better treatment can be done.

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8 hours ago Major eye conditions connected with black floaters include: Detached retina. Torn retina. Bleeding in your vitreous. Irritated vitreous or retina caused by infections or an autoimmune condition. Eye tumors. Something that may resemble a floater is the visual aura that can include a migraine headache.

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2 hours ago 5. Persistent Discomfort in the Eye. If you experience any discomfort in your eye after doing an activity in which a small particle could have entered your eye, such as hammering or working under

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Just Now The most signs and symptoms of a black eye may include: Dark red-purple coloration under the skin around the eye. Blood spots or pooling on the sclera (the white of the eye) Swelling of eyelids or tissue adjacent to the eyes. Blurry vision. Double vision. Flashes of light. Showers of black spots. Difficulty opening or moving the eye.

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3 hours ago Black Eye Recovery Time. How long it takes for a black eye to heal can be anywhere from a week to three weeks. Most of the time, the condition heals within two weeks. During black eye recovery, you’ll likely see a rainbow of colors within the bruised skin: black-and-blue bruising at first and then changing to green and yellow as you near the

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3 hours ago Symptoms of a Black Eye or Eye Contusion. Pain, swelling and discoloration around the eye. Tenderness to touch. The affected person may not be able to open the eye. There may be blurry vision. As black eye results from some form of a head injury hence headache is a common symptom which accompanies it. There can be some symptoms which …

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What can cause a black eye?

  • Ongoing pain experienced in the globe of the eye.
  • If you have blurry vision or struggle to see with the injured eye, compared to the unaffected eye.
  • A torn or cut eyelid that may require stitches.
  • Eyes that can’t move together or in unison as usual.
  • An unusual pupil size or shape compared to the other eye.

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What is the cause of unexplained black eye?

When the small blood vessels, or capillaries, beneath the skin break, blood leaks into the surrounding tissue. This is what causes the discoloration or bruising. Most black eyes aren’t serious, but they can sometimes be an indicator of a medical emergency such as a skull fracture.

Should i be concerned about my black eye?

Most black eyes are nothing to worry about, but occasionally a black eye is a sign that something more serious is going on. The blue/black coloring of a black eye is caused by blood pooling under the thin skin of the eyelid and the area around the eye.

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