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Facial injury, bruising, hard lump on cheek bone, pain on touching, numbness. Normal healing process?

I got hit in the face by a softball 2 weeks ago, and my bruising is all gone, but for a week now I have a hard lump on my cheek bone that extends upwards toward under my eye with alittle discoloration on the lump. And Its very painful to touch. Also alittle numbness as well on the lump. My question is, is this a normal process of healing or should I be concerned?
Asked On : Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 's  Response
hello thanks for consulting at have caused hematoma hence the discoloration over the swelling at cheek bone..i would suggest u take an opine with an oral medicine or oral surgeon chck for any fracture and x-rays..hope it helps,,tc
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