Myth: putting raw steak on a black eye w

Myth: putting raw steak on a black eye will reduce swelling

Reality: putting raw meat on an eye injury could potentially contaminate the eye with whatever germs reside in the meat, including E.coli.

What to do: wrap some ice in a clean towel, or try a bag of frozen peas wrapped in a tea towel, and hold on to the area to reduce the swelling.
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