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Hit side of head hard

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sridhar Shankar
Specializes in Radiology
Yes: Yes, there is a possibility of epidural hematoma. However, the hematoma will likely be small if it is there at all, and also likely they will do nothi ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
You have: treated the injury correctly....further treatment in the absence of other symptoms at ONE WEEK after injury is not necessary! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Scalp hematoma: Area is bruised, and will take time to fully resolve. If you feel sick, have your doctor evaluate.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Concussion: I recommend that you see a physician to determine if you have had a concussion or if there is another problem. If you have a concussion then avoid con ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Exam needed: The description of your symptoms suggest an exam is needed. Call your DR and get this scheduled. If worsening of the symptoms, then go to the ER
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Keuer
Specializes in Dermatology
Scalp bump: This is likely to be a pilar cyst, but a lymph node is also possible. I recommend you see a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis, though it is unlike ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Headache: You could take headache pills and/or you could see your primary doctor. I recommend the latter.
A male asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Contusion of muscle: It sounds like the trauma struck the temporalis muscle. This muscle is one of the muscles that helps the jaw open and close. From your description, ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Reassurance: Absence of LOC, headache, nausea, vomiting three days after your fall, means you do not have a head injury and do not require an MD evaluation now
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Need to know more: Who removed it? similar incident in the past? was biopsy done? family member with similar case?
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
No: She is unlikely to be able to generate enough force to hurt herself. Is she back to her sunny eating and cooing self? Will be fine.

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