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Is aspirin dangerous after hitting your head

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
It depends.: Aspirin promotes bleeding by ihibiting platelets from sticking together and forming clots. Should one hit the head with a certain force or in a certa ... Read More
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Can Be: Aspirin interfers with platelet function, which is required to make a clot. If you take a lot of Aspirin and injure some of the veins along the surfa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Best to avoid: If you are not already on Aspirin for another medical condition, it is best to use other medications for pain if you have an injury. If you are presc ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Probably ok: If no loss of consciousness and no current symptoms I do not think there is cause for concern. In general, head trauma such as yours, does not itself ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
If you didn't: suffer a concussion and there was minimal bruising or hematoma, I see no reason why you need to see a Dr.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Trauma: Very unlikely to be associated with your asa usage. If it persists see your doctor .It was an effect of the blow. Good Luck
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I am going to assume there was no loss of consciousness and that he still appears well.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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ER evaluation: Never ignore a persistent - may be a cluster or migraine; however, you MUST be checked for many other causes.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Possible: Glad to hear the CT scan was "clear". Take it slow and let your brain recover from the hit. Typical symptoms for concussion include headache, dizzin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Even though symptoms direct towards stomach virus; head injury in a patient taking Aspirin ( more prone to bleeding) cannot be ignored.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Not really as the: aspirin, even if you grind it up, is still too big to really be absorbed through your skin, it just can calm the surface of your skin, not getting int ... Read More

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