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A 18-year-old female asked:

My sister hit her head with bare hands with full force on both right and left side of head before 5 days.she is having minor headache and no other symptoms.is it serious?what damage would have happen to brain.any major problem will happen to her life

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Dr. Philip Galapon
Specializes in Family Medicine
Low Risk: The hits you describe are rather violent, but the force generated by hitting one's own head is not dramatic. She likely has a headache because she jarred her head and may have gotten a concussion. Long-term damage is unlikely but not zero. If it persists longer than a week, have her evaluated by her family physician.
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