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A 70-year-old female asked:

Slight hit to the side of the head. no visual bruise, no bump. no symptoms. the area is just sore. how long will the soreness last?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Different: Post traumatic insult duration varies with severity of insult, amount of swelling, and your own physiology. That said, discomfort should start easing off after48 hours.

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