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I hit my head and have a bump

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please let: Your parents know. If you are still dizzy - it would be a good idea to be medically evaluated.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection: You probably don't need to be too concerned, but if the bump doesn't go away, you could have more pus or infection just sitting in your bump. Usually ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Bad headache: If headache is horrible "worst headache ever" immediately go to Emergency Room to check for internal bleeding. Fever needs to be evaluated by your pr ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: No. The bump will gradually disappear
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: This bump is likely a hematoma and can be observed safely. The neck sound like muslce spasm. Heat, stretching and physical therapy can ehlp your neck ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Well I need a little more information. Did you have trauma? Bite? Growth? Etc
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A member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: A bump on your head can be from contusion. But other bumps are from various causes. Cyst, lipoma, abscess are few thoughts.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
OK: If it hurts or is not resolving in time, then see the Dr. to get it evaluated and treated. Good luck.
A male asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst vs lipoma: A soft squishy bump on your scalp is most likely a lipoma, fatty tumor, or a cyst. Lipomas are non cancerous and don't need to be removed unless painf ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Likely nothing: If the bump appeared at the time of your injury it is likely a simple hematoma, mild bleeding under the skin. The majority of the time this resolves ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: If it was just a blunt trauma from the blow and no other symptoms were present like change in vision, passing out, major headache, etc, I'd only obser ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
When?: A 'lump' is a scap hemorrhage qutside the brain and as such needs no particular treatment other than time, head injury can matter in old people. Tho ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
When? : At 40 it is highly unlikely to get serious brain problem with such an injury but if pain continues and accompanied by nausea and vomiting see an md.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Hello. Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, slurred speech, weakness, feeling dazed, numbness, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
From injury?: Scars generally heal on their own, based on hte type of injury which caused these. If there is redness or any discharge, pl get it checked for an acti ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Palafox
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Need more informatio: This could be many things--what does it look like? If it goes away then likely it's something inflammatory and probably nothing to worry about. If it ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Forehead lump: This swelling, which is not blistering, is unusual after a sunburn, but it appears to be a collection of fluid(edema) and may be akin to Sun poisoning ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not normal: Not normal. Can be many things. Some ok, some not good. See an ENT surgeon for evaluation.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Head bump : It seems this was posted some time ago, so if you are still having pain in your head, eye swelling, ear pain then you should consult a doctor in perso ... Read More
A 39-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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Head injury: How old is your son? In infants theri skull is very thin and has a higher chanvce of fracture. If yor son cried right away and had no loss of consciou ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Injury: Injuries hurt. Why would you be asking about this when you have an injury? You know where the injury occurred and it is only the day after an injury?
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
OK: If you are worried about it, or it hurts you, then see a dr. and get it evaluated and treated , best wishes to you.
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