U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Trabuco Canyon, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:

Why when i woke up the side of my eye/upper left face feels bruised? it really hurts :( what should i do to help my face?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Face Feels bruised: Can you send a photo? Do you have any skin lesions? If can't see anything, you likely slept on your side face in a way that makes it feel strange. If persists, you might need check for diabetes. Rarely are such symptoms due to a tumor but see MD if persists.
Last updated Dec 6, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.