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What would a doctor tell you how long to wait to sleep after you hit your head

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Head trauma: Babies are constantly falling and bumping their heads without an long ter effects.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Non surgery first: A stye is treated with frequent applications of moist heat for a while which usually will cause it to be absorbed or to discharge. Only if persistent ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye treatment: If you have tried warm compresses and massage to the eyelid for a period of 3-4 days and there is no change in the size of the stye, seeing the eye do ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Headache: See your doctor to rule out a possible skull fracture.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Difficult question: Most such trauma would not have resulted in severe brain damage. However one can never tell if a subdural hematoma may not develop. If your headache ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Basil Harris
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Quite a hit but ok.: It sounds like you took a big hit to the head. You are doing everything right! it is ok to go to sleep and to see your doctor on saturday as planned ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Anxiety : At your young age, most erectile dysfunctions are results of performance anxiety coupled with poor physical exercise and poor eat-sleep habits. First ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Waiting for change: If the shunt fails, 2 weeks would allow you doc to see if there were any changes that correlate with the symptoms. It would help them determine if th ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Hard to tell: The degree of trauma you describe is usually not associated with concussions. However, if you've had a history of concussions in the past, minor trau ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Probably OK: I would call your pediatrician to discuss management of this. We really aren't allowed to answer possible emergency calls on Health Tap.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Concussion : You sound as if you have had a concussion I would certainly see if physician and get a definitive diagnosis as soon as possible

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