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A 27-year-old female asked:

Can a person have a subdural hematoma or skull fracture for a month with only symptoms being side headache and back head pain? got black eye month ago

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Yes, in part because the mental status of the person, and therefore their ability to report pain, may be altered as well. There is also a condition known as a delayed subdural hematoma which can occur after the original injury. Don't hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated.
Last updated May 4, 2015

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