A 41-year-old member asked:
how come i get bruises from headbanging?
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Pediatrics 15 years experience
Bruising: Whenever you have a impact to any part of your body, it is possible to get a bruise. Typically, children do not hit their heads hard enough to bruise. If you do hit your head hard enough, however, you will develop bruising.
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Pediatrics 58 years experience
Head banging: Your head banging is breaking little blood vessels causing bruising
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Last updated Nov 2, 2015
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