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Detroit, MI
A 32-year-old male asked:

Hello. i was moving a big freezer and a metal shelve about 7 bounced off my skull top my head to the back feel a little bump not huge should i ice it or go get a x-ray? i dont feel dizzy or anything? it was a stringy lines shelf in the middle

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Although we can't: give advice, criteria for emergent CT include: 1. Loss of consciousness 2. Uncontrollable vomiting 3. Confusion, Unresponsiveness, or Amnesia 4. Focal weakness Some ideas to help pain include: 1. Ice 2. Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen Hope this helps!
Last updated Jun 11, 2018

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