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Toddler having swollen eyelids post impact, prescribed gel. How long will it take to subside?

Hi,My 2 year old son had hit the wall on his left eyes yesturday night.He has swelling in lower eye lids ,consulted a pediatician yesturday night and has given gel to reduce his swelling.he also told that swelling seems to be because of the impact.can you tell me how much time will take for the swelling will reduce fully.
Asked On : Tue, 31 Jul 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic,

The eyelid swelling is due to impact of hit and the eye lid tissue contains loose tissue the blood, fluid tracks in to it.

This swelling will decrease comlpetely in 2 to 3 weeks as the fluid is absorbed into blood vessels slowly.

Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Wed, 6 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician, Surgery Dr. Anand Sinha's  Response
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The swelling in the eyelid can be caused by a minor trauma. If there is no discharge from the eyes and not painful it is unlikely to be an infection. Such swellings subside in 24-48 hours. You can apply some cold compresses over the eyelid and it should subside faster. Hope that helps.
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Answered: Thu, 7 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query.
There is hematoma formation due to injury to small blood vessels and it takes few days to settle.
Apply cold compresses over injured area and continue with medication as prescribed.

Your child will be fine soon.
God bless.
Answered: Thu, 7 Feb 2013
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