A 20-year-old male asked:
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i was hit on the left side of my head while playing basketball today. is it normal to have a mild headache on that side? aneurysm or something else?

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Dr. Joshua Liberman
21 years experience Cardiology
Of course: If you get hit anywhere on your body, it is normal to have pain at the site of impact. Your head is no different.
Answered on Jun 15, 2015
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Common: Aneurysms are uncommon and not likely from bb trauma. Should resolve with tylenol and time.
Answered on Jun 15, 2015

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No: Just the effect of the old trauma, woukd take Time, not a sign or symptom of an aneurysm, best wishes
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