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A 32-year-old member asked:

i passed out and slammed my head on the floor earlier today. could i have damaged my brain?

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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Possible: A firm smack on the head can cause a concussion, or even a subdural hematoma (bleeding around the brain). You should get checked out, also to find out the cause of your syncope.

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Last updated Nov 25, 2016

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