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Is my nose broken?

I was playing basketball when i got bump right on the right side of my nose. both of us heard a crack, like cracking fingers, and then blood came out. the blood stopped after a few min., but it was a decent amount.

Afterwards, there would be small blood here and there but not enough for it to be dripping, only when i would check with tissue paper did i see blood .the blood stopped completely after i took a shower just now.

here is the way my nose looks now:

Facing forwards, it looks like it always has but i have a bruise about 1 1/2 centimeters above my nostrils. this makes my nose look fat and swollen. but if it weren't for the big bruise, i would assume that it would look the same as always alignment-wise.

at an angle, i can tell that it does look crooked, but once again im not sure whether the big bump on the top portion of my nose is doing that.

I also seem to have a darker color on the left side of my right eye, towards my nose. last night i had terrible sleep, probably 3-4 hrs low quality sleep. im not sure whether its because of that or because of the hit.

I do have slight pain, but not enough to take tylenol. It just feels bruised and sore.

Any ideas?

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dustee

Could be...visit your doctor...to be sure its not broken.

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No. It's definitely not broken.

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may i ask what makes u sure?

should i just put some ice on it? i did earlier but when i put pressure i felt that the blood was going to start again. thank you for your answer.
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I've seen a 22 year old get a broken nose and almost cry.
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That same 22 year old is a 6th degree black belt
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well my eyes did get watery
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Maybe the pain that you are feeling is as a result of the bump that you had. You need to contact a physician so that you can be examined and treatment offered accordingly.

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No its not broken.. You Hurt it pretty good thought.. Just keep up on the tylanal.. And don't Bonk it or move it to much.. its like any injury.. =) You give it time to heal.. But i will be uncomfortable and painful till it heals.. If it swells and the bruising does not go away.. go get some arnicamontana If you ever have a bad injury and its going to bruise.. take this stuff and it will help allot.. iv used it in the past.. =) here's a like... You can get this at almost any farmacy..https://www.google.com/shopping/product/9778939514599563716?q=arnicamontana&hl=en&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.44158598,d.cGE&biw=1680&bih=959&sa=X&ei=zHJNUfmuOqmajAKY-4HIBw&ved=0CFsQ8wIwAA

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it is also possible you put you nose out of place.. if the swelling and the pain does not subside.. Go to a doctor and have it checked out.. =) And they will give you further treatment.. =)
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thank you. i will leave it for a couple days to see if the swelling goes down. i hope it goes back to normal
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If you look into the mirror Does your nose look disfigured. crooked..? is there a un-ordanary bump or lump of the ridge of your nose that was not there before?.... If so.. you could have Broken it.. or put it out of place.. i rec-amend to see a doctor..=) Im sorry about your nose! That's not fun..=(
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is just looks wierd for right now because of my bruise and the bump that came with it. it looks ok form the front besides the bump. but it look very wierd from an angle, i think its becuase the bump makes it look that way, but im not sure... its a pretty big.fat bump lol. thanks, its not fun at all
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Ya.. if you get hurt allot take arnicamontana it works wonders.. =) Ok.. ya i hope it does for you aswell..
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ty. i will look into it if the sweeling does not go down in the upcoming days
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Allright.. =) How long did your nose bleed? Its possible if youmess with it to much it would bleed gain.. or you hit a major nerve..that couses the pain and bleeding.. and sometimes well.. depending how hard it got bonked and stuff.. it would defiantly leave a biggg bruise and bump.. ya.. i think you just hurt it pritty good.. lol.. i say if your going to got hurt might aswell do a good job lol.. haha.. =)
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for a few minutes, maybe 3-5 minutes only. afterwards it stopped dripping but if i checked with a tissue paper, it would have blood on it. but it was dripping alot to begin with. im happy it stopped fast. i have no probblem breahting or anything, just sore with a bruise and swelling. Yes, it hurt real bad. no more basketball for me
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Ya here's something i hope will help.. =) http://www.everydayhealth.com/health-center/nose-injuries-home-treatment.aspx.... Go to this link.. I hope this will help.. =) Good luck.. =)
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ty, i have ice on it now and will read the article. thanks again for all your comments
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Ya thats good the blood dripping has subsided... if it was broken it would keep bleeding.. and not stop flowing.. Ya outch .. im sorry its bothering you.. =( well get it all healed up hopefully.. =)... Oh cool how long have you been playing basketball.. =)
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ya if it does not get better anytime soon in the next few days.. go see a doctor he will know for sure.. =) ..take it easy.. and Good luck to you.. =)
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There is a good chance that it could be broken so I would see a doctor if I were you.

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Go to the doctor

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