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A 21-year-old female asked:

Was in a car accident 12 hours ago. i do not remember hitting my head except for my face on the airbag. now my temple is sensitive, should i see a doc?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Not necessarily.: If you did not lose consciousness and do not have progressive or focal neurologic deficits you are likely just fine. It is very common to feel worse several hours after trauma as the excitement wears off and the pain sets in.
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