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Punched In The Face Swelling
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Depends: A fracture of the zygomatic arch should be excluded. Soft tissue injury is usually short lived. ...Read more
Ice: Put ice on it. However you must make sure that you do not have any broken bones. If persistent see your md. ...Read more
I got punched in the face over and over again. Is there any other way other than Ice to reduce soreness or swelling? And how long will it take to heal
I was punched in the face 5 days ago & the swelling is going down but I am numb the entire one side of my nose and upper lip. How long will this last?
I was punched in the head the night before last. The swelling went down but still sore and tender. Mild headaches. Should I be seen to be safe?
Yes. ...: You should see someone if the headache is getting worse since one need to rule out a subdural hematoma. If you are getting better and the headaches are gone within a week, then just let it be. When in doubt, you should consult your doctor since it is better to err on the side of safety. ...Read more
Okay, so I punched a hole in my wall 6 days ago. It was 2 1/5 to 3 inches of sheetrock. It started swelling words each day. Could it be broken?
You could absolutely have a fracture, though the swelling can definitely occur without fracture as well. The only way to find out is to have x-rays of your hand. If you are having any difficulty moving your hand, wrist or fingers, or if you have any numbness/tingling etc., you should get an x-ray done.
And, stop punching walls. You lose that fight every time. ...Read more
Probably: It is called a boxer's fracture and is usually the fifth meatcarpal. See your doctor and get it xrayed. You will probably need a case. Next time punch a pillow. ...Read more
I repeatedly punched a wall just over a week ago, but the swelling hasn't gone down much and it is getting more painful than it even did to begin with?
Boxer's fracture: You can have a knuckle fracture.....get examined and X ray. ...Read more
For several weeks now my biscep areas hurt as if it has been punched? I have had no trauma to the area, there is no swelling or discolouration?
I punched a wall a couple days ago and there's a dent in my knuckle and it's swelling but it doesn't hurt unless I touch it. What's wrong with it?
Self control: Hi. I'm glad it was a wall and not a person, but still losing control of yourself and behaving irrationally can hurt someone, including you. Please consider your ability to control yourself, and seek counseling if indicated. As for the hand, an X-ray to make sure there's no fracture would not be a bad idea. Peace and good luck. ...Read more
I was punch at my head but I don't feel dizzy when hitting just feel the pain at the head and it Swell afterward...concussion? And can it make me dumber
Ice and Elevation:
If your hand swelled up after punching a wall it is highly likely that you broke something in your hand. You should get it checked out and x-rayed to make sure.
Acute treatment for any type of potential fracture is to apply ice, and elevate the injured part above your heart.
Stop hitting walls with your hand. ...Read more
Punch biopsy hole has thick grayish white stringy stuff attatched inside. No pain, redness or swelling around it. Is this an ok healing process?
I punched a wall about 6 hours ago. My middle knuckle is swollen, swelling around the knuckle is probably the size of a quarter. Can still make fist?
Knuckle: Please have your doctor refer you to a specialist who will take good care of your knuckle. ...Read more
Punched someone. Can't bend thumb properly or pick/hold things. Was swelling for couple days. Swelling gone but hurts to touch just beneath bottom joint?
The only way to: Really determine if you have a soft tissue injury, ligament or bony problem is with a physical examination, history and x-ray. ...Read more
Perhaps: Is there significant pain? Reduction of mobility? If so, see an md. ...Read more
I Punched wall 3wks ago. Swelling and bruising gone. Knuckle hurts immensely if I apply force from my palm. Could it be serious?
You could have: A fracture even though swelling and bruise is gone. Have a doctor look at you you may need an xray ...Read more
I punched a wall out of frustration, and aside from the pain, the ulnar side of my hand is numb to touch. Is that just caused by swelling?
Maybe: Yes, could be due to pressure on the nerves due to swelling. The bigger issue at the moment is that you have swelling which is likely from a fracture. So, if not done so already, you need to get an x-ray and probably have an orthopedic doctor check it out. Most orthopedic offices have an acute care clinic for problems like yours. ...Read more
Can you're nose get bigger after being punch in the eye/ nose? After the swelling come down. Is there a possibility some part of the nose stay big?
My 7 year old son has very bad swelling and redness under both his eyes. It looks like he got punched in the eyes, but it is red not bruised. Hel111p?
Bad conjunctivitis: Please have him see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible! ...Read more
Punched in the mouth and upper lip is split and swollen, got 3 stitches. How long should it take for swelling to go down (days, weeks?) Any tips?
Punched a wooden door. Think a bone in hand is fractured. Have splinted ring and pinky together and kept it straight but swelling hasn't gone down after 2 days. Is this normal or should I have it checked out?
I punched a cypress wall, had xrayed twice, both reveal no fractures. Still hurts like crazy lots of bruising and swelling? Any other possibilities?
Wood! Invisible 2-: -X-rays. Has the same radiological finger print as soft tissue. Only a careful hands on exam can help, but usually exploring the wound will find it. In a hand fellowship some patients would return multiple times as the area flared up & we would get another piece of wood out. See a fellowship trained hand surgeon. ...Read more
Slightly swollen lower frontal jaw-small pain Swollen lower lip (similar to punch) with white spot at the peak of swelling Woke up with this? Any ideas
Lesion: Not sure without a picture. Perform a virtual consult with a picture so we can help you ...Read more
Is my hand sprained? Dull pain just above wrist bet. Pinky knuckle and wrist. Minimal/no swelling, full rom w/ only dull pain. Punched refrigerator
Sprained or bruised: If the pain is truly dull, and there is minimal swelling and full pain free motion of the joints of the fingers knuckles and wrist, there is little chance of a fracture. Swelling, deformity and pain is more of a concern and should be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more
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