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Hurt in the eye and broken blood vessels on the eyeball. Swollen and purple, headache and nausea. Fracture or concussion?

daughter playing water polo and was accidently hit hard in her eye. slightly swollen, purple. she has broken blood vessels on her eyeball. complaint of major headache slightly nauseous and of course pain and tenderness to the eye region, including the brow bone. should I be concerned about a concussion or a fracture?
Asked On : Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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The severe headache and the nausea are indicators that she had severe injury. Since she has injured blood vessel also, so i would recommend visit to a doctor to see if everything is alright. There is a possibility of underlying fracture and/or concussion. Doctor can evaluate her and decide whether further testing like scan is required or not at the moment. Apart from that general analgesic medications should help.
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