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Thank you for your reply.
I used an eye lifting cream yesterday, also under the eye. I probably shouldn't have done that. Little later I put a moisturizing cream, and saw a reaction within 10 minutes. My right upper cheek had turned red, and my eyes looked bad. I washed everything off. Today, I woke up, and saw almost purple color under my eyes, and my right upper cheek is swollen, or just very puffy. So, I was trying to look better, and now I look terrible. The doctor before you suggested hydrocortisone cream, I put that and it started burning. What should I do? Will this go away on its own? Thank you.
I think you are probably okay to use the steroid cream for now as long as the skin isn't open. The burning will likely go away on its own soon, but the burning is likely more a product of the swelling combined with the cream than just the cream itself. If you like, you may consider doing just cool compresses to that area of swelling for now to reduce the swelling and then try the steroid cream again in a day or so if the swelling isn't improving. Does that make sense?
Ok. Why do I have that purple color under my eyes?
Because with the expansion of the skin there were some broken blood vessels underneath the skin--a bruise basically.
The upper cheeks are more swollen, It looks more hollow under my eyes, and very purple, but not swollen. Is this like a bruise?
Yes, this is basically a bruise.
Will it go away completely?
Yes, this usually should go away without complication like most bruises.
Most bruises start to fade away after a few days and are gone within a week or so.
YOu're welcome. Do you have any other questions I didn't address?
Do I need to see a doctor in person?
No, I don't think so unless that area starts to become more red, tender, painful, more intensely swollen, or you have fevers--signs of infection, which I would not expect.
Ok, thank you very much.
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