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Fell on wood floor and hurt lip. Lip turned dark color and swollen. Suggest

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my 6 year old feel on hard wood floor and hit his lip. busted it pretty good. now the whole lip is swollen and turned a dark color. got the bleeding stopped but just concerned
Posted Fri, 7 Jun 2013 in Dental Health
Answered by Dr. Anshumala Singh 27 minutes later
Dear friend
Thanks for sharing your concern.

The dark color is just due to collection of deoxygenated blood (hematoma).
Do not worry, slowly it will resolve.
You can apply ice locally, this will help in faster healing.

Let me know if you have any further doubt.

Thank you
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