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Bruise on the eyelid. Non-healing burn on the forearm. What can be done to cure these?

woke up today with a bruise on my upper left eyelid whilst going to sleep the night before i felt like my blood was boiling and my eyes were bogging out of my head .i have a small burn on my right forearm that because i keep picking it wont heal now it is very painfull from my forearm to my shoulder it feels like a big fat vein under the skin .???
Asked On : Mon, 7 Jan 2013
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Dear Concerned.,
Thanks for wrting to us.
For the bruise on your Lt Eyelid, for the first two days you may apply cold compresses and consume pain relievers such as NSAIDs(Ibuprofen/Diclofenac) after meals. The swelling will subside on its own otherwise also.
The Burn on the forearm can be treated with an open dressing with "Silver Sulfadiazine" cream or sold as Silverex Cream. If that is not available "Soframycin" Cream can also be used.If the burn is of very recent nature., be advised to take Inj Tetanus Toxoid 0.5 ml intramuscular over the Deltoid area.In addition a course of Antibiotics to prevent secondary infections.
Wish you a speedy recovery.,
Best Regards.,
Dr Lt Cdr ASN Bhushan.,
Answered: Mon, 7 Jan 2013
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