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My husband fell and bumped his head on Sunday, I took him to

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My husband fell and bumped his head on Sunday, I took him to the Urgen Care clinic and they did a cat scan and an xray of his neck. the doctor told us that there was not bleeding detected and that he would be ok. just to check that he was acting normal, Well he is, no problem there, but he has developed two black eyes, what does that mean.
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This may be from blood under his skin, but on the outside of his skull that now, with time, has tracked down around his eyes.

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This is not unusual and -- as long as he is his normal self in all other respects -- this is nothing to worry about.

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The black eyes will take a week or two to go away and may expand some and even change colors.

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Dr. Rick : Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
Dr. Rick : This may be from blood under his skin, but on the outside of his skull that now, with time, has tracked down around his eyes.
Dr. Rick : This is not unusual and -- as long as he is his normal self in all other respects -- this is nothing to worry about.
Dr. Rick : The black eyes will take a week or two to go away and may expand some and even change colors.
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