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Banged My Head
Depends: You don't necessarily have to do anything. If you experience severe headache, visual changes, dizziness or there's a change in memory or thought process, you may have a concussion. See your doctor in that case. Depending on your other medical conditions or if you're taking certain meds, your doctor will guide you as to the next steps. ...Read more
Possible concussion: Sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting & fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness, loss of balance or difficulty walking. ...Read more
Banged my head pretty hard 20mins ago. No pain just some stinging and things are kind of fuzzy. Not sure what I should do?
Get evaluated: If you don't feel perfectly normal within an hour or so please get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
I banged my head really hard 2 days ago and I still feel a pain full pressure on the front of my head what could it be and what should I do? Help.
Concussion: I'd call your medical doctor for eval. ...Read more
Probably not: Did you knock yourself out? Is there just a bump or did you open the skin and there is bleeding? Are you fully conscious and aware of things and is there no problem with your thinking? Use these as guidelines as to whether an er should be consulted. ...Read more
I feel off a chair and banged my head in the table on my way down. I have a but of a headache. Will I be ok?
I banged my head quite hard on a kitchen cupboard on thursday and still have a headache. Should I be worried?
I fell off my step ladder and banged my head hard on the floor. Now the right side of my neck hurts. What is the problem?
I had mild concussion 3 months ago. Today I banged my head pretty hard on a steering with detailin a car. Should I worry about anything?
I have depression to the point I wonna die or I will bang my head on hard objects for 20 min for releaf.
What to do if I have an abnormal growth on my forehead. I banged my head the other day - do you think there's a connection?
Possibly: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
A few years ago I banged my head against a the edge between windows that separates them. I believe I still have a dent in my skull...no pain.
No worries: So you think the long ago injury may have caused a dent in your skull...so be it. There is nothing to worry about, just live with it. ...Read more
Had a mild concussion about three months ago just banged my head pretty hard onna steering wheel gettin in a car should I worry about anything?
I banged my head nd my left temple was hurting nd th back of my head after th bang. Since them the right side hurts and I sleep alot. Is this OK?
I went to disneyland and I banged my head on a ride. My head has been hurting since. What can I do to make sure I don't have internal bleeding or etc?
Time is your friend: The fact you are able to ask the question and have returned means your injury is minor see your local md and he help you decide on x-ray and any tests you need. ...Read more
Should I go hospital or doctors I fainted and banged my head on Friday the pain won't stop down the right side of my body and neck and my head?
When I was young until I was 15 I had an overpowering urge to bang my head off my matress or pillow my doc doesn't know why what could be the reason?
Pillows: I would be more worried if you still want to do this. It was probably a transitional phase perhaps because you're under a lot of stress. But if you wish to have an answer of something of the past, then usually conditions such as anxiety disorders and OCD will be close in causing this. Not all behaviors have a psychopathology. Just be glad you don't have this anymore. ...Read more
A 17 year old boy grabbed and kissed me when I was about 8 yrs old. He pressed himself on me and banged my head. Having dreams and upset after years?
Just passed out. I banged my head on the right forehead. I think I'm okay, quite sure that the culprit is not my aritmia. Need to visit the emergency?
Passing out: Passing out is not normal, you should be checked to determine cause. ...Read more
I got in a car accident two days ago and I banged my head on the person next to me's. I've been nauseous had a headache, the side of head is mushy.?
ER now!: You may have sustained a mild concussion- you must be examined and evaluated at the ER, ...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
Banged my head few hours ago felt sick went to sleep woke up have burning sensation on the side were I hit it got a headache fell bit dazed?
ER: Any change in headache severity or quality after a significant head injury, and particularly if the head injury CAUSED you to go to sleep, is reason to seek urgent medical evaluation. Again, if you have a headache, and not just pain where you hit your head, that is worsening, please go to the ER. ...Read more
Since I was a child, I bang my head on my pillow to self sooth, to sleep. Never seen a doctor about it. I'm 34 and still do it. Any info would help.
Not broke/don't fix: I'll agree it sounds peculiar but if it works for you why worry about it. Per-sleep rituals are common to all of us, but most just decide to give it up, get in bed, get into position and let go. If you are embarrassed by what you do you need to find an unrelated therapist and explore the issue. Perhaps they could help you alter the pattern to something that feels right. ...Read more