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i hit my head and got stitches should I worry

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Probably not: 2/8=1/4" not very long, and if the 2 borders are close to each other then serous fluid will likely glue the skin back together. I sometimes use superg ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: If you are still dizzy, you should be seen, and you certainly should not drink.
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Dizziness is Bad: You are having serious signs of a concussion, which is dizziness. Alcohol may make the symptoms much worse. See your doctor asap.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
13 years experience Family Medicine
Concussion: You are exhibiting typical symptoms of a concussion. You should do things that reduce your brain activity, such as not watching tv or playing on the p ... Read More
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Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes!: Definitely go and get checked out. You may have a concussion based off of your symptoms.
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examination, but scars are not at "full strength" at four months so i would probably consider having this evaluated to ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 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
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
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
37 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 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel (skip) Feinstein
Specializes in General Surgery
May need MRI: The chances a re you are still experiencing mild, transient effects from your mishap - i.e. mild concussion. My advice is to return to the ER where yo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Right then: Cheer up. If you hit hard enough to get an epidural hematoma you'd be dead already. The other clot, a subdural hematoma, develops more slowly. If you ... Read More
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