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A 43-year-old female asked:

6 wks ago i got concussion & 3 in cut on head. no ct/tetanus done & now having pressure headaches over a week. should i be concerned? cut from metal

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Dr. Joseph Marra
Radiology 31 years experience
Depends how severe: I'm not sure exactly what your symptoms were as far as "concussion". If the injury was significant enough to actually knock you unconscious for a while, then I do feel that a head CT or MRI would be warranted. The main thing to exclude is any bleeding inside, such as a subarachnoid or subdural hemorrhage. My guess is that it's more likely not the case, but I would still have it done to be safe
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