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hit my head should I go to the hospital

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Hit head: Just to be on the safe side, it is best to have it checked anyway.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Additinal signs: Following acute head trauma worrisome signs are increased sleepiness or confusion (cannot be fully aroused from sleep), worsening headache, vomiting m ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends on severity: Your question seems to be what to do if you have the next concussion. Right now, it seems you are doing ok. We know that there is a cumulative effect ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Headache: Syncope should be worked up by a qualified physician to determine and possible sequelae. The contusion is a separate issue and it would not be a bad i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Head trauma: If you do not have any other problem or symptoms, then do not go to hospital ER. Keep close track of yourselve and have others helping you to be sure ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vijay Karia
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Dizziness, Headaches: Since you hit your head really hard and it has been 3 days of symptoms. Try not to worry, but i would recommend you to go to the hospital or doctor to ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Better safe than sorry. You feel fine now, you might not be in a few hours.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Accident: I am glad you had your helmet on. I do not know what happened at the hospital. However you should follow head injury precautions and do not ignore a ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, go to ER: Fainting twice is not good! Go to the ER and get checked. Do not drive yourself. If you don't have someone who can take you, call 911.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You should go ER: Sounds like you are dehydrated and weak from not eating and drinking. You should go get checked tonight and get treated.
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