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i hit my forehead really hard 5 days ago and my head has been hurting but now it's spread to my whole head. could it be a concussion?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes, one can have : a concussion without loss of consciousness. Since your symptoms are worsening, see your doctor tomorrow for a neurological exam to determine if you need an MRI or other studies. Avoid physically or mentally demanding activities like housework, exercise, schoolwork, video games, text messaging & using the computer. You may need to change your school or work schedule while you recover.
Answered on Mar 8, 2015

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