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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on any: Symptoms you may have. Check these out. You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressur ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Head injury : Any head injury can be serious, especially a blow to the side of the head. If you have any significant pain, headache, nausea or other symptoms pleas ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: Strange question. A blow to the temple could kill someone if it were strong enough, just as a blow to any part of the head could kill someone. If ther ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Not at all: The danger with being hit in the temple is that it is an area of the skull which is rather thin and major blood vessels are located right around it. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Observation: As long as she is active and alert she should be ok. You might want to use cool compresses on her temple to reduce the swelling.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Head trauma: Just being hit in the head with an object does not mean there is a serious injury. Some common symptoms that could mean a more serious problem include ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Temple trauma: The temple is a sensitive area go to ER to be evaluated. Could be falls, hitting objects, .Go to ER as soon as possible
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Head Injury: I would just watch closely. Is the child crying or inconsolable? If they vomit in the first 24 hours then this becomes an emergency. If the child is a ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Headache?: Any other symptoms? Did anyone observe what happened to you? If symptoms persist and are getting worse you need to be evaluated. If they disappear the ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Local scalp bruse: Unless you were knocked out, have severe headache or visual problems then it's probably just have scalp brusing. If you develop syncope, seizur ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Betts
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Self inflicted: It is doubtful that you could hit yourself hard enough to sustain a concussion. A concussion results after injury to both sides of the brain and or b ... Read More

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