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Fell down, struck forehead. Bruised eyes, orbital area puffy, suggestions?

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Saturday night I fell down the stairs at my home. I struck my forehead quite hard. The following day my left eye started bruising and I ultimately got a black eye. On Monday, the right eye turned black as well. I now have two black eyes. I woke up this morning, Tuesday and the orbital area under both eyes is puffy. is this normal?
Asked On : Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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It's normal. The blood from the bruise in forehead in just gravitating down. But you might need some anti-inflammatory drugs to be prescribed to settle that.
I hope you already had an X-ray/ CT scan done to rule out any kind of unnoticed fracture.... hope you didn't lose consciousness or vomited or have any headache.
Answered: Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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