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On Saturday September 23th I sustained a hard blow to my…

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On Saturday September 23th...

On Saturday September 23th I sustained a hard blow to my face, upper right eye socket/nose by a child caring a basket with heavy objects (toys?) in it. Didn't cut skin, but got a horrific bump above my right eye and now my nose hurts as i believe my nose received some of the blow. went to the ER Saturday til right after midnight. they immediately did a CT. they said i was okay and sent me home with two tylenols. This is Tuesday, the 26th and I feel pressure pain in my upper eye socket and nose. i need to be followed up with my primary doctor, but i don't have one, I only have a GYN. What type of doctor should i consult with? THX

Doctor's Assistant: Did you have a recent injury to the eye? How is your vision?

My vision is okay I think

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No, not really. I am 73 yrs old and I thing I am in better than normal health

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Eye
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (non-eye specialty) replied 7 months ago
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (non-eye specialty) replied 7 months ago

You need a family physician. You may get an opinion from a neurosurgeon or an orthopedic surgeon (though not essential as your CT scan is normal). Meanwhile ice compresses, Tylenol, local analgesic cream or spray and rest should be helpful to you.

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