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i fell on my back and now my head hurts

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many people have-: -falls of this type every day. You may have some early degerative disease in your cervical spine. If this just happened & you have not had this be ... Read More
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Probably a muscle: strain. Rest, soft cervical collar, otc ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). If it persists, see a doctor, and if nothing else is wrong, prescription f ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Variety of causes: There are many possible reasons which include possibilities such as teeth grinding (bruxism) as well as temporal arteritis or vasculitis or migraines ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Not really?: There is no "positive" test for head injury. Headache and memory problems can linger after a head injury. Ct scans and MRI studies of the brain can ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: After head injuries, post traumatic headaches are common but don't usually last this long. Your frequent head discomfort warrants an evaluation by a n ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Christopher Smith
40 years experience Family Medicine
Pain neck: pinched cervical nerve Occiput/ C1 trapping greater Occipital nerve----will give you headaches base of skull or along the side of the head to the f ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Head trauma: Go to the ER and get checked out neurologically. If headache is persisting ask for a CT scan to rule out a subdural hematoma
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Esly Caldwell
56 years experience Internal Medicine
More evaluation: Concussion, intracranial path?
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: How hard was the injury? Did you incur a concussion? I would see and MD if you are having symptoms mentioned.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Bouchard
25 years experience Family Medicine
Go to ED: You may have a skin infection. Given your symptoms, i would get seen tonight and get on some antibiotics.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asher Turney
18 years experience Occupational Medicine
This is very serious: This could be something serious like a subdural or epidural hematoma. It could be a skull fracture or a concussion. Since this type of injury can get ... Read More
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