I got hit in the face with a softball around

Patient

Q: I got hit in the face with a softball around 2 hours ago and it still really hurts. I am not sure whether I should go to an ER now or not. I have never had a fracture so I don't know what it feels like. The bridge of my nose and top of my jaw hurts when I move my mouth, it really hurts when I wipe my nose. I am able to bite without pain, but my upper jaw area hurts if I wrinkle my nose, move it around, etc.

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