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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Head: Held up by neck. Head is hard, but internal superficial bleed possible. Neck blunt or crashing injury can strain spinal cord or exiting nerves. Alwa ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Concussion: The brain is encased in the skull. When you get a hit to the skull the delicate brain tissue responds with pain. Concussions are graded I,II,III. You ... Read More
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: "Barely hit my head" sounds minor enough that nothing should become of it. As they say, "Don't sweat the small stuff," but do worry if one gets a gian ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below:: Agree with Dr. Kwok.Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Unlikely: Are you having weakness on one side of your body or seizures? If you are not, I wouldn't worry about a subdural hematoma. You're a 27-year-old, which ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes and no: Most head strikes do not end up in concussions, it since your 1st one did, your brain is still sensitive for several months. The 2nd hit you describe ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Run through these : Symptoms. You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms ?: It you are symptomatic - seek evaluation. Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, slurred speech, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: If you did not lose consciousness or do not have pain consider yourself lucky. If you have pain see your physician asap.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Avoid in future: If u are having symptoms of a concussion( memory loss, headaches, inability to concentrate etc.) see your pcp asap for evaluation.And in the future tr ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
It depends: If you have persistant symptoms you need to be looked at. You need to know why you hit the wall. (faint, seizure, clumsy, pugilism ?) you might also n ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You need immediate evaluation to rule out intracranial bleed.

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