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I woke up with a deep purple bruisein the corner of my lower

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I woke up with a deep purple bruisein the corner of my lower eyelid. No pain or swelling. I take levothyroxine 4 underactive thyroid, low dose of estrogen patch, progesterone & testosterone compund. No other prescriptions. Should 8 be concerned?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 4 years ago.

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It sounds like a bruise.

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This can happen with minor trauma during sleep.

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Like most bruises, it will change colors and go away in 1-2 weeks.

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If you worsens, causes your eyelids to swell shut, cause double vision or eye pain, then you should consult with your doctor.

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