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A 49-year-old female asked:

I was playing football and got hit in the nose hard. since then i have had a headache. what would cause that? it didn't bleed that much.

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
The : The bottom line here is that you could have sufferred a fracture ( broken nose). You should see your doctor for an evaluation and possibly x-rays. A headache is common after a trauma to the head/face. In the meantime try Ibuprofen and ice your nose if swelling developed. Please see your doctor. Best of luck.
Last updated Jan 15, 2019

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