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my friend hit my head really hard and hit it several times can this cause internal bleeding???

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Head injury: Any head injury has the potential for serious complications, including bleeding around the brain. Best to see a doctor for evaluation.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Some friend! Rethink what friendship means. Dr. Brand is right, too
Sep 16, 2015
Dr. Edwin Gray
General Practice 54 years experience
Yes: Call healthtap to give more details and report any symptoms at this time. Also can call or see your primary care provider right away. Meanwhile watch for dizziness severe headache vomiting or delirium.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can a light hit on the head make you have internal bleeding?

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Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 35 years experience
Doubtful: Unless the person in question is taking some form of blood thinner it is extremely unlikely. If the "tap" as you call it did not cause a loss of consciousness it is even less likely. If some form of focal neurologic symptom exists, weakness, numbness/tingling in one limb, you should see a doctor to have that checked.

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