Facial Fracture (cont.)
When to Seek Medical Care
A doctor should check all people with facial trauma and any significant facial injury. The affected individual can either see a doctor or go to the emergency department.
In the event of serious trauma, 911 should be called.
If a person experiences the following symptoms, seek medical attention.
Clear nasal discharge
Loss of consciousness
Any visual disturbance such as double or blurry vision
Any hearing problem
Inability to bring teeth together
Pain with jaw movement
Altered sensation on the face
Face uneven (asymmetrical)
Open wounds with visible bone
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/2/2014
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