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A 34-year-old female asked:

I had a very severe concussion about 3 weeks ago (15th) and have had a headache since, should i be worried?(was hit so hard my brain bled (thru my ear)

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Possibly: What you describe are consistent with post concussion headaches. These can continue for weeks to months. Consult with the doctor who treated you initially since there are ways of managing the headaches.
Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Skull fracture: Bleeding from the ear is worrisome for temporal bone fracture, ct with fine cuts through the skull base may be helpful to assess the extent of the injury.
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 30 years experience
Consult with your physician. To ebaluate the need of Further testing. Headache after concussion is common. However, this alert physicians of other complications like delayed subdural hematoma.
Sep 9, 2013
Last updated Sep 30, 2013


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