A 49-year-old member asked:
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i hit my head really hard. how do i know if i should go see a doctor?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Head injury: Did you lose consciousness? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Headache/ pressure of head? Are you unable to recall what happened? Do you feel dizzy or have ringing in the ears? Confusion or slurred speech? Nausea or vomiting? Extreme fatigue? If you believe you have a concussion please seek prompt medical care.
Answered on Aug 27, 2016

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