Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
176 Doctors are Online

Swelling on the nose due to a punch, black lines below eyes due to swelling. Home remedy to get rid of this?

Hello Dr.Samuel.My name is Millicent,21 years from Kenya. I got punched on the nose bone 3 days ago which has been swollen and in much pain since then. I had a hot water treatment last night but it is still swollen n aching. When I look at myself on the mirror,just under my eyes have developed black lines/marks due to the swelling and am really stressed out on getting useful home remedies I can use to get rid of both the swelling which is affecting my eyes and the black marks too as fast as possible.Please help and send me your answers to the email address listed below. Thanks in advance
Asked On : Tue, 25 Sep 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  188
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Pediatrician 's  Response
Thank you for asking question on health care magic
usually black eye develops if there is injury over face
give hot water fomentation 2-3 times daily
take ibuprofen to reduce inflammation
take antibiotic to prevent infection
it will about 1-2 weeks to become normal
Hope this answer will serve your purpose
Take care
Dr.M.V.Subrahmanyam MD;DCH
Associate professor of pediatrics
Answered: Fri, 27 Sep 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor