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I fell and my face slammed onto the cupboard. My might have

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I fell and my face...
I fell and my face slammed onto the cupboard. My might have hit the nob, It immedately swelled and turned purple The whit had brst blood vessels. I am having more pain today than on Friday. Is this normal/
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Doctor DanB : Hello and thanks for your question. Are you available to chat?
Doctor DanB : This increase in swelling and increase in mild discomfort are not uncommon the day after the trauma is nor uncommon. If the pain is in the eye, if it is significant pain, and/or if it is accompanied by significant vision changes then thus represents something that should be evaluated by your eye doctor. I would recommend, for now, to use ice packs or cold compresses to help with the swelling and bruising, 30 minutes of every hour for the next day.
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Customer:

I have severe peripheral neuropothy, which is part of my falling problem. I fall asleep in my wheelchair and nod off and fall forhead. I am on a waiting list for a nursing home. I am getting though day by day. I just get nervous on the weekends. M y home health aide Tuesday, Wednesday , Thursday.My Church heals me to . Thank you for your help.

Doctor DanB : You're welcome. Do you have any other concerns about this that we haven't addressed?
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No. I was just having a little more pain this evening and wanted someones opinion. Thank you.

Doctor DanB : You're welcome. Good luck to you. I hope you feel better soon.
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