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How to reduce swollen upper eyelid? (got accidentally hit by

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How to reduce swollen upper eyelid? (got accidentally hit by elbow) we have been putting ice pack/cold tea bags on the swelling for the past half an hour, it seems the same...
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 5 years ago.
Any problems in vision ?

How long ago did you get accidently hit by elbow ?

Any eye redness ?

Any eye watering ?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
no other problems in the eye or vision. only half hour ago, started treating immediately
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 5 years ago.
Dear Jacustomer ,

I am sorry to know about your trauma ,

There is no need to press any panic button , as you do not have any problems in vision or eye watering or redness . You may take over the counter ibuprofen or naproxen as this will help subside the inflammation and swelling from the trauma . You can keep icing it as this will also help reduce further swelling in addition to ibuprofen .
But if you see that swelling is increasing or there is problem in vision ,then you have to see a doctor for a physical exam .


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