A 26-year-old female asked:
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i hit my head on a shelf and now there is a bump on my forehead. should i be worried about internal bleeding?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: It would be unlikely. A bump is different from a fall. You would also have increasing headache, vomiting and confusion. Apply a cool compress and use Tylenol (acetaminophen) 650mg every 6 hours as required for pain. Follow up for any worrisome symptoms. All the best.
Answered on Nov 9, 2015

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