A 21-year-old female asked:
I got hit with keys n my head & doc put one staple have lasceration on my right of my head by my temple no ct was order can something serous change?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Superficial: It sounds like you have a laceration of the scalp.Your brain is protected by a thick bone called the skull.If you suspect brain damage, return to your doctor.
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