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A 25-year-old female asked:

Slipped on ice. bulge on head. how long it will takr to heal completely ?

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Dr. Brian Krabak
Sports Medicine 30 years experience
Depends: The bulge our your head will probably improve in a week or two. The bigger question is whether you sustained a concussion or head injury. Anyone who hits their head and experiences any symptoms (ie. Headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting) should be evaluated. Any athlete suspected of having a concussion should not return to sport until cleared by a sports professional.
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