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6 Tips for the Treatment of a Black Eye

        Health | First Aid

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Clean it up.
Prevent infections caused by a black eye by cleansing it affected area with soap and water.
Prevent infections caused by a black eye by cleansing it affected area with soap and water.
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Clean any small lacerations with mild soap and water. This will help keep the area from becoming infected with bacteria. Then continue to keep them clean and dry.