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Pain
  • Analgesic drugs (painkillers) can be administered to relieve pain. [1] An anecdotal remedy for a black eye consists of applying raw meat to the eye area. Research has yet to find any evidence of this treatment being effective.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • According to some conspiracy theorists, the black left eye is part of a cult or 'Illuminati' high-level initiation ritual during which the pledger is said to be forced to 'eat pain' in a quest to become more powerful.[dailymail.co.uk]
Internal Bleeding
  • Treatment [ edit ] Unless there is actual trauma to the eye itself ( see below ), extensive medical attention is generally not needed. [1] Applying an ice pack will keep down swelling and reduce internal bleeding by constricting the capillaries.[en.wikipedia.org]
Swelling
  • Treatment [ edit ] Unless there is actual trauma to the eye itself ( see below ), extensive medical attention is generally not needed. [1] Applying an ice pack will keep down swelling and reduce internal bleeding by constricting the capillaries.[en.wikipedia.org]
Falling
  • However, conspiracy theorists believe the number of famous folk who fall prey to this particular injury seems startlingly high.[dailymail.co.uk]
Choking
  • George Bush January 2002 Official Explanation – Choked on a pretzel, fainted and fell off the couch and hit the floor. According to Dr. Abdul Giwa, an emergency room doctor at St.[thephoenixenigma.com]
Hypertension
  • In some cases, abnormally high pressure inside the eyeball (ocular hypertension) can also result.[en.wikipedia.org]
Contusion
  • In a severe contusion, blowout of the floor of the orbit may occur, leading to double vision. Such an injury requires surgical correction. A black eye developing after a severe head injury may be a sign of skull fracture.[en.wikipedia.org]
Fracture
  • A black eye developing after a severe head injury may be a sign of skull fracture.[en.wikipedia.org]
Suggestibility
  • A bizarre conspiracy theory has emerged suggesting that celebrities seen sporting a black left eye are part of the Illuminati.[dailymail.co.uk]
Fear
  • Mental prison, spiritual prisons, the prison of fear, and the prison of a reality which has been constructed for you since birth. Sources[thephoenixenigma.com]
Headache
  • Loss of sight and/or fuzzy vision could occur Loss of consciousness Inability to move the eye or large swelling around the eye Blood or clear fluid from the nose or the ears Blood on the surface of the eye itself or cuts on the eye itself Persistent headache[en.wikipedia.org]

Workup

Toxoplasma Gondii
  • Then there is Toxoplasma gondii which is found aplenty in cats and already transfers to humans. All these parasites actively affect the behavior of its host in order to complete its reproductive cycle.[thephoenixenigma.com]

Treatment

  • Research has yet to find any evidence of this treatment being effective.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • 'And sure, some like McCain have very rational explanations like medical treatment, but I find it fairly odd.' Reddit users have also given their points of view, with one also suggesting it was 'bizarre' how many celebrities have black eyes.[dailymail.co.uk]

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