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A 33-year-old female asked:

My 2 year old son was standing behind me, i was sitting, and head butted me very hard in back of my head. i havent thrown up or passed out, this was 4 hours ago, but i have headache in spot where he hit my head. brain bleed?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Highly unlikely: You had you head bumped. Likely local bruise or hematoma over your scalp. This is likely a minor issue. BUT, since you seem concerned about a "brain bleed", you certainly should reassure yourself and interact with your regular doctor.
Last updated Jan 22, 2021

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