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When to worry after hitting head

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajalaxmi Mckenna
54 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Always: never allow a head injury . all head injuries are of concern and must watch baby
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Concussion: You suffered a head concussion that seems to be improving. You should be worried about what led to the trauma, why would you worry about feeling bette ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Watch it: only if it doesn‘t go away in a few days, then see a doctor
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Hit on the head: No, 48 hrs after a hit to your head, you don't really need to worry about brain bleeds any more. Change in vision, nausea/vomiting, dizziness and wors ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Repeated concussions: are very serious. BUT that is mostly when signs of the concussion remain and other concussions occur on top of it. These significant symptoms include, ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: Kids who fall from their crawling height are not at any risk of brain damage.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Head: Nope, all good. Likely familial macrocephaly, which means someone else in the family has a big head.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Observe: Stay with someone and monitor. Headache is likely. If significant worsening pain associated with nausea and vomiting then get checked.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Right then: Cheer up. If you hit hard enough to get an epidural hematoma you'd be dead already. The other clot, a subdural hematoma, develops more slowly. If you ... Read More
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