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A 26-year-old female asked:

I purposely banged my forehead on a wall last night multiple times cause i was angry. now i have a huge lump and a small scratched area. its sensitive to touch. dont have a bad headache but its there. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
If you did not lose consciousness, you may put ice on the lump, After a day or so warm fomentation will help in the resolution of the blood in the tissue/hematoma. Please seek assistance from a mental health provider to deal with your self-destructive behaviour. Wish you good health!
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
I too would focus on dealing with self destructive behavior, and suggest seeking appropriate counseling. I doubt you have caused any intracranial problems other than superficial scalp trauma. If blurred or double vision, dizziness or imbalance, nausea or vomiting, progressive headache, etc., seek medical attention.
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Last updated Apr 3, 2022

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