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A 44-year-old male asked:

My sons head hurting on/off after a fall at bball practice tuesday. no other concussion signs. should i still take him to the dr tomorrow (sat)?

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Dr. Rodney Pollary
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Head injury: Yes I would see the doctor as soon as possible. Headache is one of those symptoms after a head injury that raises a flag of concern. It maybe worth a trip to the ER for a CT scan to make sure everything is okay Other signs you have undoubtedly been watching for are vomiting and drowsiness. At this point I would not wait to see if they show up. Until he is seen keep him resting.

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Last updated Mar 15, 2015

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