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Hit by a football on face, swelling, ear and head pain on that side of head. Cause of worry?

i got hit in the face a week ago with a football. there was some swelling but it gradually decreased. then as of yesterday the swelling has begun to return as well as the pain, and now my face is more swollen than it was when i took the initial hit. and my ear and head on that side hurt as well. is there something wrong?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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Hello & welcome
as swelling is increasing surely there is some problem.
sometime some hairline fracture may be present after trauma, that sometime get unnoticed even on x-ray, please visit your maxillofacial surgeon as soon as possible for further assistance.
thanks & take care.
Answered: Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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