A 27-year-old male asked:
I was hit above the eye by a ball yesterday and have swelling there. this morning though the left side of my head/scalp is numb - is this serious?
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Dr. Yelena Kipervasanswered
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Evaluation: Any trauma near eye could be serious. If it will be not better in 24 h and you will have blurred vision you need to go to doctor or even ER
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