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i hit my head over a week ago and it still hurts

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
You may have had a: concussion and this may be the result. Please make sure to see a doc and stay w/him/her until your symptoms have resolved. Such symptoms go away slo ... Read More
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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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need follow up: by your physician , if clears you are O K , some times may do additional tests like CT scan of head.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
PostConcussion: This can be serious. Until one month after the symptoms resolve, it is essential that you do not risk any second impact to your head. If this persis ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get evaluated now: It sound like a concussion but it could be worse. It must be evaluated and an MRI of the head should probably be done.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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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 22-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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lundin
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Common: Exercise frequently makes symptoms of concussion worse. This is how athletes are tested before allowing them to return to athletics after chi.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: But you should see a doctor anyway. Headaches can last for weeks after a concussion, sometimes, but i'd get checked anyway.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Post concussive : After a concussion it is not unusual to have some persistent headache, dizziness, vertigo or general malaise. So long as the symptoms are getting bet ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not To Worry: Don't worry. That's a sensitive spot and the soreness can last a while. If there was anything really serious, it would have shown-up by now, especiall ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
You want: to see your doc. The lump could be anything from nothing, meaning lipoma, to something much more serious. NO REASON TO WAIT AND PROCRASTINATE. You cle ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes, one can have : a concussion without loss of consciousness. Since your symptoms are worsening, see your doctor tomorrow for a neurological exam to determine if you n ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Headache: Please set up an appointment with your primary doctor. He/she will take your medical history, examine you, and make decisions about management. All sh ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Infected lymph node: An infection in a lymph node or infected hair follicles in your armpit are common causes, and may improve with warm compresses (sometimes require anti ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
It should: Mant times afternoon trauma there is some blood that needs to be resorted and tissue damage that will eventually remodel. To help with healing nurse ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Since it has: Been there for a while and you are having new symptoms, it is probably time to get it checked out.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
'Cracking": your neck probably resulted in some "slippage" of the vertebrae one upon the other! In most cases this resolves with ICE and rest ...(Sometime HEAT is ... Read More
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A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bike accident: More than likely you bruised your chest muscles and ribs with your fall. There is a possibility that you cracked a rib, but i would think there would ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Any injury can cause damage to the superficial nerves in the skin and they may never recover from it. Sometimes people who get a shot in their arm or ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would sure be seen. You could have a concussion, but it could be worse; such as even a subdural hematoma. So with the symptoms you are describing ... Read More
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