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Have swollen and bend nose. Was hit by head. Pain in face. Cure?

Hi, I was hit by head in nose last Thursday, i went to hospital when they told me that my nose is bend and swollen and I wait for appointment in next Thursday... But since then I have much headache and I m feeling very tired. I can t hold head down and it s hurt. Area nose and around my eyes hurt and barely I can touch my face. What that can be?
Asked On : Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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Hi there
Thanks for the query

From the information that you have provided it seems that you have a fracture of the nasal septum which was taken care of promptly. Headache after such an injury can be due to many reasons. First possibility is infection of the sinuses. Sinuses are cavities in the skull bones. Second possibility can be a growth or hematoma following injury in the nasal area. Hematoma is a swelling consisting of blood.
Third possibility can be a missed fracture of the facial area.
To rule out all the possibilities and to get proper treatment you need to go back to the specialist taking care of the fracture.

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Answered: Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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