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what to do if i hit the top of my head really hard what should i do?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Symptoms?: If you have none of the symptoms of a concussion, altered mental status, confusion, loss of consciousness, try applying an ice pack to the area injured. Any concussion symptoms be seen at the emergency room.

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or difficulty walking.
Nov 2, 2014

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