My son hit my nose very hard this morning by accident… My daughter and I think maybe it looks slightly shifted but I really can't tell. When I called my doctors office to try to get in quick so he could take a look at it, the answering machine said they are closed until Monday. Thinking maybe that will be too long to wait. I could go to the ER but that seems silly if I am wrong. Any thoughts? Thank you. Tara
I just had splints removed, 14 days post op & my son just hit my nose hard, should I go to the ER?
Doctor Answers 2
Only your doctor can make the diagnosis if there is any shift of the bones. ER visit, and x-ray will show broken bones due to surgery and will refer you to your doctor. If it is a real emergency then see the doctor covering for your surgeon or the ER