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What are the signs and symptoms of a black eye?
Edema (swelling) and pain are the most common signs and symptoms of a black eye,
and may be accompanied by discoloration caused by bruising.
Initially, the swelling and discoloration may be mild. The area around the eye often starts
off slightly reddened, and then progresses to a darker shade and swelling
increases. Some blurry vision or difficulty opening the eye may occur, but more
serious visual problems are less common. Over the course of a few days, the area
becomes lighter and the swelling decreases.
Signs of a more serious injury are double vision, loss
of sight, or inability to move the eye. Loss of consciousness, blood or clear
fluid coming out of the nose or the ears, blood on the surface of the eye
itself, or persistent
headache can also indicate a severe injury.