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i hit my head 3 weeks ago is normal the bump still there

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 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: No. The bump will gradually disappear
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Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The bump is due to some bleeding under the skin (hematoma) from the trauma. It will slowly dissolve .
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Francis
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: If you are fully conscious and have no neurological symptoms you are likeely ok. If there is any question, get it checked out.
Dr. Brian Rike
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Head injury: There are several red flags that could mean there is something more serious then a bruise or soft tissue injury. These include worsening or constant ... Read More
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Probably not : Concussions can result from what can seem like a mild impact to the head, even if there are no symptoms immediately. Head injury followed by any hea ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: The original lump was most likely a blood collection(hematoma)under the skin of the scalp. It receded but now the new swelling could indicate rebleedi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely a : Hematoma, as in a 3-d bruise. Try compression and ice packs.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Head trauma: Even after trivial head trauma it is not unusual to experience headaches or scalp tenderness for a week or two. However if headaches persist or increa ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
About one month: With a bump that large, it may take amonth or two.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Head bump: The bump probably caused a bit of bleeding deep next to the skull. It can calcify/scar the area. OR, you might have a small foreign body, tiny piece o ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
S/p fall concussion: Signs of concern are headaches, confusion, visual disturbances ,disturbed sleep. The bump is form the impact, if nothing else is going on it should re ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
34 years experience Neurology
Bruise: Bruise may hurt for a week or so as long as you dont have any post concussive symptoms you should steadily improve. Tenderness to touch is common.
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