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    Default Odd question but anyway...

    Does anyone have any idea of anything that would help bruises go away faster? Is there a magic bruise be gone cream out there?
    I'm going to a hens do on Saturday that is a cocktail dress thing and because I'm on aspirin and a klutz I have some rather impressive bruises on my calves. I don't know if stockings would go with the dress and I was wondering if fake tan would cover them at all? Help hubbers?

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    There is a cream u can get at them chemist to help with bruises. I can't remember the name .. Sorry

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    There is a cream called hirudoid (or something like that) that I have been given by the Red Cross when they have mucked up my blood donation and think I'll bruise. I'm sure you could get it at the chemist.

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    There is definately something that would help, I'm sorry I can't remember it either. But the chemist will help you .

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    As above there is a cream at the chemist. And fake tan does help cover it up a little. Try Bondi Sands or if it not available there is a Rimmel one that has been raved about a little.

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    Default Odd question but anyway...

    There is hirudoid cream that is meant to help the healing process but I can't speak as to whether it actually works or not.

    Fake tan does help, it's not obvious unless looking close up. Or stockings will definitely hide it. I can completely relate I bruise very easily on my legs and I'm a klutz too- my record is 29 bruises on my legs at once and it makes me look like a junkie or something lol

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    Hirudoid or arnica cream also works well. Depending on where the bruises are, regular brushing (breaking up of the blood there) can help with with either method....my years as a Pharmacy chick totally helped me through my young hickey days lol

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    Yeah it does suck - just looks so dodgy!
    Will head to the chemist tomorrow.

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    I use lasonil on existing bruises and arnica when the area first gets hurt and I think a bruise may come. I find arnica doesn't work as well on me once the bruise is up

    Have you tried arnica pustules? I took them to help with healing after my caesareans and they seemed to really help me heal quicker. I wasn't so much thinking about this bruise just generally some of your treatments xx


 

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