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A 19-year-old female asked:

Hit head above left temple on corner of car door 3 days ago. small bump barely noticeable bruise&little scratch. slight headache yesterday&today. dr??

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 22 years experience
Ice it!: Accidents happen. The best, easiest & cheapest thing you can do is ice the area as soon as possible. Earlier is better, more often is better than less often. Acetaminophen, if you're otherwise healthy, can be used for pain relief (I tend to avoid ibuprofen). As you didn't lose consciousness or develop neurological symptoms (weakness, numbness) I surmise you will recover. Stay healthy &Good luck.
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