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A 20-year-old female asked:

Why doesn't the numbness of my face go away after falling face first on the ice while iceskating? i had horrible pain, and its swollen. its been 12hrs.

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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management 11 years experience
Neuropathic pain: You could be having neuropathic pain due to trauma. It is possible that you could have nerve injury although it is unlikely. You should consult a pain management center for a good management plan.

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Last updated Nov 12, 2012

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