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Banged My Head
Consult doc: you need to consult an ophthalmologist or your doctor ASAP. You will a full examination and possible testing. Feel better soon. ...Read more
I got hit in the temple , 3 weeks ago. My head hurt a lot now. It feels like my nerves top of my head hurts?
Threw my head back when laughing and hit my head on a corner of a cement wall. My head is very sore. Concussion?
Possibly: If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle strain: The most likely diagnosis would be a neck muscle strain or sprain. You can use over the counter analgesics, anti inflammatories, warm moist heat such as the water in a shower may help a muscle strain. Alternating heat and ice can also be helpful. If you develop neurologic issues such as numbness or weakness of the arms or if it lasts more then a week see a medical provider. Good luck ...Read more
I fell form my truck & banged my head on the ground now i struggle to lift my head up & my neck muscles are protruding?
Doctor can evaluate: A doctor at the E.R. Can evaluate to see if there is a neck injury, which can be quite dangerous (a risk of spinal cord injury). In general, possible spine injury victims should be transported by ambulance on a backboard, wearing a special neck collar. Afterwards, if only a minor sprain or strain, the physiatrist or orthopedic doctor can examine and refer one to physical therapy for help. ...Read more
I banged my head really hard on my car door arch. I bust open my eye brow. Had it glued together. It's been three days and my head hurts really bad.
See your doctor: If your entire head is hurting after 3 days have passed, Tylenol and hot compresses don't work.........It is time to go and see your family doc for an exam and some imaging! You can tell if something is terribly wrong. If instinct has led you to post this question, it is time to get professional help. The very best of wishes ...Read more
My son tripped and hit his head and has a bump on the side of his head raised up and bruised right away?
Head injury: Should be monitored closely. Needs to be examined if not acting like himself, is sleepy, vomits or had loss of consciousness. ...Read more
I just accidentally hit my head on the concrete wall behind my bed and now i'm dizzy, have a headache.?
Could be serious: Sometimes an injury like this can cause intracranial bleeding or injury. You need to get checked by a doctor immediately. Also, make sure someone stays with you and checks hourly to make sure you are alert and easily arousable with no worsening of symptoms. ...Read more
I hit my my head on the car door frame right side..Lil pain today woke up big headache dizziness nausea pain from head to my nose..What do I do?
Maybe concussion: Sounds like nasty post-traumatic headache. Might be of value to phone your doctor and get local advice. Potentially self-limited and may depart over next day or so, but if you start losing balance and suffer increased head pain associated with vomiting, this would be an indication to be seen in an emergency department to be on safe side. ...Read more
Common: Headaches after a blow to the head are very, very common. And worst in the first week or so. A blow to the head, w/ or w/o concussion can also worsen existing headache, can cause neck muscle tension and spasm that feeds headache or could be its own type: post-traumatic headache. There is treatment - actually a great deal of treatment modalities available. Please see your dr and maybe a TBI doc ...Read more