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My vision in my left eye is horrible after punch to face. What could be wrong?

My vision in my left eye is horrible after punch to face. What could be wrong?

Many things!: You need to see an ophthalmologist. Could be vitreous hemorrhage, retinal detachment, cataract, dislocated lens, scratched cornea, uveitis, comotio retinae, optic neuritis and many others. You need to be seen, now! ...Read more

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My cheek got big and swollen after popping my pimple my face looks like someone punch it?

My cheek got big and swollen after popping my pimple my face looks like someone punch it?

Infection/cellulitis: See a physician immediayely and never pop a facial pimple!-you may have a facial skin infection ( cellulitis) which requires immediate medical attention- call for an appointment today. ...Read more

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Why does your face swell up after a punch?

Why does your face swell up after a punch?

Trauma/fluid: When punched it causes inflammatory fluid to accumulate, and it takes the least path of resistance, which causes facial soft tissue swelling. Good luck and duck! ...Read more

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In agony after being punched in the face. Could something be broken?

In agony after being punched in the face. Could something be broken?

That is possible.: That is possible. Especially if punched near the zygomatic arch near the eye. The only way to know is by getting a medical evaluation and an x-ray. If you are in severe pain & go to the emergency room you can be fully assessed and helped with pain relief. ...Read more

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I got punched in the side of my face 3 times..How do I know if there is damage?

I got punched in the side of my face 3 times..How do I know if there is damage?

Suggestions: First the swelling may need to go down before some injuries are apparent such as a mild nasal fracture. Concerns would be altered nasal shape and function, vision change or double vision, altered bite, impaired mouth opening, loss of facial sensation, asymmetry, loss of consciousness. If concerned see facial plastic surgeon within 5-7 days of injury. ...Read more

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I was punched in the face&now the right side of my face won't smile. I can still feel & move it, but nothing happens when i grin, it's just lopsided.

I was punched in the face&now the right side of my face won't smile. I can still feel & move it,  but nothing happens when i grin, it's just lopsided.

Physical abuse: Physical abuse is a crime. No one ever deserves to be hit. Get evaluated in er now. Obtain photographic proof. Even if this was just a silly tussle or truly an accident, go see your family doc since you may have incurred serious damage. ...Read more