Stages Of Bruising

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Ecchymosis treatment; Hematoma or contusion treatment


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Question:

Is there a way to reduce black-and-blue bruises caused by trauma?

Answer:

Apply ice packs to the injured body area immediately after the injury and apply pressure. The ice pack should be kept on for at least 20 minutes initially, and then for 20 minutes every hour while you are awake for the next 24 hours, to be most effective. After that, it should be replaced with a heat pack, following the same...

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