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A 25-year-old female asked:

I hit my head over 2 weeks ago. and now i have a hard lump exactly where i hit it. i have been getting bad headaches since but the lump just appeared?

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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 48 years experience
See your Doctor: Hard to say for sure. You need to have a physical examination of the problem at the very least. Possibly you weren't aware of the "bump", there could be delayed bleeding. Headaches are common after head trauma. There are meds which can reduce the intensity and frequency of those headaches-ask your doctor. Avoid repeated analgesics like ibu or aspirin. Get it checked out.

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Last updated Aug 18, 2013

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