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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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I had a phlegm in my mouth and was about to it out but then

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I had a phlegm in my mouth and was about to spit it out but then I had to cough so I put my tongue on the roof of my mouth and coughed . This caused the most extreme pain on my left side of my face . No pain on right side. The pain is on my left side of face , temple and around eyes a little . I have no fever . I woke up with extreme anxiety because I still feel the stiffness on my left side of my face so I'm really worried . Could I have popped a blood vessel or caused a aneurysm???
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.

Hi. My name is***** and I am online and available to help you today. Thank you for your patience.

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No. I very much doubt that you popped a blood vessel or case an aneurysm.

You should be just fine.

I suggest you go out for walk and enjoy this wonderful fall day which should help calm things down.

I am sure that you will be back to normal soon.

Does this make sense to you?

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Dr. Rick MD FACS