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i hit my head and it still hurts after 4 days

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

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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
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: "Barely hit my head" sounds minor enough that nothing should become of it. As they say, "Don't sweat the small stuff," but do worry if one gets a gian ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below:: Agree with Dr. Kwok.Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, ... 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe.: Any bruise or bang can hurt for a week or 2. With head injuries, the key is knowing if the pain responds to simple over the counter pain relievers, in ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not an advice forum: After a head bonk, a person usually goes to the ER or sees her own doctor if she: vomits more than once, loses consciousness more than 30 seconds, ha ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Depends: If you have no bleeding disorder , not taking Aspirin or other blood thinner.....You will be ok. If headache...Constant and new since injury, vomiting ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: The pain may be related to soft tissue injury and swelling. If the pain is relieved with tylenol (acetaminophen) ( if you can take this medication), t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
A contusion: If you had 1) No loss of consciousness 2) no confusion or visual change 3) no vomiting, continued headache is probably due to contusion/bruising of yo ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Multiple reasons: Your head could still hurt from a deep bruise in the scalp and even a bone bruise on the skull itself, a superficial hematoma, or sore spasming muscle ... Read More
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