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Fell And Hit Cheek And Swollen
I fell full weight on my steps and hit my forearm on the corner it cut my arm and now there's a huge lump and bruise and pain?
GO TO ER OR DOCTOR: You have an injury to your forearm with a lump, pain and a cut.It needs to be checked and may need xrays to rule out fracture and cut may need medical attention as well, and you may need tetanus shot if it has been ten years since last tetanus shot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son tripped and hit his head and has a bump on the side of his head raised up and bruised right away?
Head injury: Should be monitored closely. Needs to be examined if not acting like himself, is sleepy, vomits or had loss of consciousness. ...Read more
Unclear re: question: If you are asking about who fell and hit their head hard enough to have bruising, you must certainly be watchful for concussion. An ear is easily swollen and bruised through injury. If there is bruising directly behind the ear, this may be a sign of skull fracture! Have her evaluated by a health care provider to be sure. ...Read more
I hit my hand on a chair, and now the area around my thumb and on my wrist is swollen and bruised and very painful.
Got hit with a crate on side of face near ear cheek bone painful and swollen since Tuesday feel a build up of pressure on my eyelid?
Pressure: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. The facility may be able to fully take care of you. If not, that team will call your doctor and discuss problems. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more
Hit the top of my head pretty hard on a upper cabinet and my nose feels swollen and my teeth hurt, is that common?
Talk to your dentist: Not enough details to say, but if you had corrective jaw surgery, i suspect that you have an orthodontist, an oral surgeon, and a general dentist as a team by your side. Your treatment may still be in progress, but be sure that you talk to one/all and let them know your concerns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I fell last week and landed on the palm of my hand and elbow, they all swelled immediately and bruised badly, the swelling is gone but still bruised?
Hematomas: Often, physical trauma is associated with bleeding within the tissue itself rather than releasing blood outsde the skin. The resulting blood accumulation within the soft tissue is what we call "bruise" (blue color of stagnant blood). This may take days or weeks to resolve ...Read more
My lips bleed and swelled its too much pain and my teech and gums got pained also my neck got lumps in middle and under chin?
Moved fast and bumped top of head on hard wood shelf 15 hrs ago small knot hurt after injury feels sore and tingly on top of head should I be concern?
Head trauma: Hello there, if you simply bumped your head then you should not be alarmed. However, if you feel this was a traumatic injury and you blacked out, passed out, feel like you were seeing stars or you have a severe headache you should seek emergency medical assistance immediately. It is possible that you have sustained a concussion but it is not possible to diagnose without seeing a doctor for help. ...Read more
I was playing with my boyfriend and i fell off the bed and he fell on top of my head and neck and turned my neck to the side. Now my neck hurts. Help?
Nose: Recommend x-raying it to rule out injury. ...Read more
Yes.: Injury to the knee and stiffness, that is inability to or refusal to bend the knee with swelling could be due to fracture of any of the 4 bones there, bleeding in the joint, meniscus or ligament tear. Or just inflammation. Better have it looks at, get an xr if needed and be treated appropriately. ...Read more
I was walking up stairs then suddenly I tripped and got a bruise on my cheek bone and my left shoulder. Any help?
Bruises: Bruises are best treated conservatively. To contain the spread and overall size, try icing the area. That will also help with swelling. Unfortunately, a bruise otherwise just takes time to get better. The purplish color will slowly turn to a greenish color which will fade to yellow and then disappear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi yesterday i feel over in netball and landed on floor on top of my ankle and twisted it since then my ankle is tender, a little swollen, no bruising?
DON'T UNDERTREAT: 40% of TREATED ankle sprains have lingering problems. People tend to blow it off, saying "it's only a sprain." If I remember, a world class tennis player had to withdraw from the French Open because their ankle wasn't getting better, and they get the best care in the world. See a podiatrist or foot/ankle orthopedist to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more
I fell on ice today, hit my nose, chin, and mouth on the ground. My face is scratched and my nose is swollen. Is it possible to concussion like that?
I fell last week and hit my face. Yesterday I woke up and my lymph node was swollen under my jaw And now my jaw line hurts. but teeth dont. what cause?
Face trauma: Sadly, without an exam no one can determine if you fractured your jaw. You at least need an xray. Jaw fractures going undiagnosed can result in bone loss and infection, requiring further more invasive surgery than would have been necessary if the fractured had been diagnosed early on. See an oral surgeon ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers