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A 51-year-old female asked:

i hit the side of my head hard 1 week ago on point of hard chair. no symptoms except very tender/sore. have been icing area. still tender. any advice?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
You have: treated the injury correctly....further treatment in the absence of other symptoms at ONE WEEK after injury is not necessary! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Scalp hematoma: Area is bruised, and will take time to fully resolve. If you feel sick, have your doctor evaluate.

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Last updated May 22, 2016

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