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My husband has just cut his eyelid on a protruding handle bar.The

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My husband has just cut his eyelid on a protruding handle bar.The bleeding is stopping but he has increasing swelling and ache in his eye,ear and side of head.We have applied a cold compress but is there anything more to do please?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. PG replied 7 years ago.
   If there is a lot of swelling with pain, then the depth of the cut on the eyelid needs to be evaluated. Sometimes suturing is required. Cold compresses are good. But along with the compresses you need to give him oral anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen/tylenol etc.
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