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Cheek bone got hit from the elbow very strong and it is swelling

my son got hit by the elbow on his right cheek for 3 days ago and today he still had bruises on th elower eye lid and the cheek is still swollen and pain when he touch it. He saw eye dr. for check up and they said his eye was normal. I worry does he has cracked on fractured on the cheek? THANKS.
Tue, 21 Jun 2011
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If he not on any anti inflammatory medicine then suggest Tab.Brufen three times a day for five days.To rule out any fracture an xray is required
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Dear friend,
Consult a ortho doctor if swelling presist more than one week, i feel you must try homeopathic medicine Arnica 30, 4 pills 2 hourly for one week,or consult a homeopathic physician i your area and follow his instruction. Arnica will help to remove the pain and any internal injury to the muscles and bones.
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