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Had 3 hits to head this year. Bumped heads boyfriend hard- car door hit head- hit head on edge of box above. Concussions? CTE? Only headache each time

Had 3 hits to head this year. Bumped heads boyfriend hard- car door hit head- hit head on edge of box above. Concussions? CTE? Only headache each time

Unlikely: Not real likely, however, if you have persistent symptoms you may want to see a neurologist for a evaluation and discussion. ...Read more

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Have had 3 possible mild concussions at 8 week intervals this year. 1.Bumped heads with boyfriend. 2. Car door swung shut and hit head 3. Hit on head w/ 9 foot pool float. Are these concussions n will they turn into CTE later? Very worried

Have had 3 possible mild concussions at 8 week intervals this year. 1.Bumped heads with boyfriend. 2. Car door swung shut and hit head 3. Hit on head w/ 9 foot pool float. Are these concussions n will they turn into CTE later? Very worried

Concussions: It is doubtful these rough 8 weeks will give you CTE. We still are learning alot about it but the cause seems to be repetitive trauma over the course of time. Not just you but many people have whacked their head and so far there hasn't been a wave of CTE in the general population. It is in athletics and not just football so far. ...Read more

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I hit my head on the car door and have a small bump. 24 hours later I have a bad headache. Could I have a concussion?

I hit my head on the car door and have a small bump. 24 hours later I have a bad headache. Could I have a concussion?

NEED TO BE CHECHED: You had head injuru and 24 hours later you have bad headache.You need to be checked and need a cat scan to rule out a subdural hematoma
go to the er and have it checked. ...Read more

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I just hit my head (my upper left hairline) on my car door frame. A little bump-I have a stressful day, just wanted 2 check 2 see if I'm okay to sleep?

I just hit my head (my upper left hairline) on my car door frame. A little bump-I have a stressful day, just wanted 2 check 2 see if I'm okay to sleep?

Bump on head.: You can get an egg like bump when you hit your head. Blood is trapped under a tissue covering the bone. This will resolve on its own. Should be safe to sleep especially if you didn't pass out when you hit your head. If this blow to your head left you rattled or confused then have someone check on you early in the AM. They just need to see if they can wake you. ...Read more

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Hit head above left temple on corner of car door 3 days ago. Small bump barely noticeable bruise&little scratch. Slight headache yesterday&today. Dr??

Hit head above left temple on corner of car door 3 days ago. Small bump barely noticeable bruise&little scratch. Slight headache yesterday&today. Dr??

Ice it!: Accidents happen. The best, easiest & cheapest thing you can do is ice the area as soon as possible. Earlier is better, more often is better than less often. Acetaminophen, if you're otherwise healthy, can be used for pain relief (I tend to avoid ibuprofen). As you didn't lose consciousness or develop neurological symptoms (weakness, numbness) I surmise you will recover. Stay healthy &Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm on coumadin (warfarin) with stable INR. Hit my head on the handle above car door. No bruise, bump, or selling. Some soreness. Could I have brain bleed?

I'm on coumadin (warfarin) with stable INR. Hit my head on the handle above car door. No bruise, bump, or selling. Some soreness. Could I have brain bleed?

Good Question: Procedures that were performed our presume that CAT scan in them or I would've picked up a blame brain bleed. While there is reports of a delay bring a lead within 24 to 48 hours this would be unusual. A careful history with attention to changes in cognitive status would be helpful and will determine whether a further evaluation is needed. Good luck ismy wishes. ...Read more

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Car door opened, hit me under my eye in the bone, eye is fine, moves fine but bruised underneath, bruise almost gone but feel a bump on the bone, worry?

Car door opened, hit me under my eye in the bone, eye is fine, moves fine but bruised underneath, bruise almost gone but feel a bump on the bone, worry?

Opthalmology consult: You need to go to the ER to have an Ophthalmology consult immediately. Your globe, or eyeball, needs to be examined along with your vision and a full history and physical needs to be performed. Studies show orbital fractures can occur in isolation but any compromise of your globe, optic nerve, and other associated fractures need to be identified and any damage to vital structures assessed. C MD ...Read more

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I was backing my car in and I hit the pole behind me no damage to car but I bummed my head in the seat coshin disey and I think there is a bump?

I was backing my car in and I hit the pole behind me no damage to car but I bummed my head in the seat coshin disey and I think there is a bump?

I'm not sure: What your question is, but with such minimal trauma I doubt if there are any serious medical consequences. If concerned, check w/your physician. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a car now I have a bump on my head and it hurts and I also have this knot on my neck?

I hit my head on a car now I have a bump on my head and it hurts and I also have this knot on my neck?

Whiplash!: With any accident you may end up with broken bones or muscle spasm and tension. Since you are already experiencing some pain and showing signs of head and neck injuries, you need to see a physician or go the er. Don't wait too long, hope you will get better soon.
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After my experience with the car accident, I've had a small bump on the lower left at the base of the back of my head and experience headaches everyday?

After my experience with the car accident, I've had a small bump on the lower left at the base of the back of my head and experience headaches everyday?

Whiplash injury: Some cases whiplash trauma may cause injury to the different structures of the heck and head. Daily headache is a common symptom. Post-traumatic syndrome include psychogenic and organic factors. Because damage to nerves occurs frequently in both mild and severe head trauma, most symptoms have a neurobiologic rather than a psychological basis. Rec.: neurological consultation. ...Read more

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What to do if I ran into a moving car yesterday and have a bump on my head - will it bruise?

What to do if I ran into a moving car yesterday and have a bump on my head - will it bruise?

Get it checked: You may see bruising after your accident but you also may have a concussion or other serious injuries that need to be evaluated. See a doctor asap. Take care of yourself. ...Read more

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Was in a fender bender today and hit my head on too of the car it didn't feel like it hurt but I had a bump on the head. Concussion?

Was in a fender bender today and hit my head on too of the car it didn't feel like it hurt but I had a bump on the head. Concussion?

Depends: A lot of factors go into the determination of how serious a head injury might be. The speed of the vehicle before impact, the location of the person being injured, the presence or absence of seat belts, the immediate symptoms after impact, whether or not loss of consciousness occurred, whether any memory loss for before or since the accident is present, and current symptoms. ...Read more

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Hit my head on a door got bump, slightly dizzy, tired and feel slightly sick, got headache as well, what should I do?

Hit my head on a door got bump, slightly dizzy, tired and feel slightly sick, got headache as well, what should I do?

See your doctor: The bump on your head is likely a collection of blood we call a hematoma. Either way with your current symptoms you should have a good physical exam and have the doctor determine if you only have a slight concussion or something more serious. ...Read more

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Slammd crner of hatch door on top of head. I had a lg bump a day, sore to tch and tension hdache. Wk ltr, sore spot and hdache when spot tched.

Slammd crner of hatch door on top of head. I had a lg bump a day, sore to tch and tension hdache. Wk ltr, sore spot and hdache when spot tched.

Healing: Normally, the head bleeds easily and if it does not coe out with a cut will stay under the skin on the head. It is very sore but slowly goes away. At this point it is not serious just bothersome. It is healing so you do not need to worry. Warm showers over the head probably would help! ...Read more

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Hello, four wks ago I hit my head on the car trunk lid. No blood but a week later I noticed a bump which now still has a raised scab. Action needed?

Hello, four wks ago I hit my head on the car trunk lid. No blood but a week later I noticed a bump which now still has a raised scab. Action needed?

Contusion: This is most likely soft tissue bruising (contusion) or a collection of blood under the skin (hematoma). It is common to get these after a head injury. They should settle on their own over a few months. There is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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My 20 month old baby fell and hit her head real good on a door. Now she has a bruise and bump. What to do to bring down swelling? Is she gonna be ok?

My 20 month old baby fell and hit her head real good on a door. Now she has a bruise and bump. What to do to bring down swelling? Is she gonna be ok?

Several cues: The kid who is not knocked out, disoriented or confused @ the time of the injury is probably fine. Confusion or repeated episodes of vomiting in the hours after trauma deserve a look over by the dr. Kids under 8 can be allowed to nap on their regular schedule, with you checking in on occasion. Cold compresses can reduce the swelling, if the kid will let you. ...Read more

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Concussion/TBI? Shocks on car are poor, was traveling ~85mph and hit bump/dip. Didn't hit head; Dull headache ~1hour later, slower at math than usual.

Concussion/TBI? Shocks on car are poor, was traveling ~85mph and hit bump/dip. Didn't hit head; Dull headache ~1hour later, slower at math than usual.

Not likely: Traumatic Brain Injury is caused by a significant force forcing the brain to move too much in the skull causing it to strike a surface or rub against one of the jagged surfaces. From what you describe, it is unlikely. It is more likely a form of whiplash. Any pain will cause a distraction and slow your thinking. Check this out: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/head_injury_symptoms-page2/views. Htm ...Read more

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My son hit his head on the door frame about a week ago. The bump is still there. He has been complaining his head hurts and he has a slight fever. Als?

My son hit his head on the door frame about a week ago. The bump is still there. He has been complaining his head hurts and he has a slight fever. Als?

Your 3: Year old should be examined by his Pediatrician!!
The fever is probably coincidental but kids generally don't complain that their heads still hurt a week after the trauma so go ASAP
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Last night car trunk hit my head I have no bruise/bump. Later my ear felt like h2o draining. Now it hurts w/pressure. What to do? Should I be worried?

Last night car trunk hit my head I have no bruise/bump. Later my ear felt like h2o draining. Now it hurts w/pressure. What to do? Should I be worried?

Local trauma: If the trunk banging on head didn't leave any bruise or bump, it is unlikely that it was severe enough to cause any internal damage. You may have some fluid build up in your ears from previous allergies etc. That was exacerbated by the trauma last night. You may use OTC pain/anti inflammatory agent like Ibuprofen. If symptoms persist, get it checked with your doctor or Urgent care. Feel good. ...Read more

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My son fell off bike face first into a car. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He seemed dazed for 10 sec. Now he seem slightly confused.

My son fell off bike face first into a car. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He seemed dazed for 10 sec. Now he seem slightly confused.

Go to ER: Your son needs an urgent evaluation. He may Possibly have a fracture of eye socket, but even more important is to make certain he has been evaluated neurologically. Go to emergency department now. ...Read more

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My son flew off bike and hit face first into car. He was dazed for 10 sec. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He now seem slightly forgetful?

My son flew off bike and hit face first into car. He was dazed for 10 sec. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He now seem slightly forgetful?

See doctor: The only way to figure out whether there has been brain damage and whether something needs to be done is to go see a doctor. You sound worried and that is enough reason to go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Door hit nose last wk. Phys ast. Said wasn't broken. Noticed small bump where I was hit- touched it & it made popping noise. No pain. What is it?

Door hit nose last wk. Phys ast. Said wasn't broken. Noticed small bump where I was hit- touched it & it made popping noise. No pain. What is it?

Nose: It is hard to say without seeing it. It could be a hairline fracture that was not seen on initial exam or you could have fractured cartilage that is harder to detect. I would recommend further evaluation. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter hit her forehead on cornor of door. Bid bump and instant bruise what should I do?

My 3 year old daughter hit her forehead on cornor of door. Bid bump and instant bruise what should I do?

Ice it, if she'll: Let you. Avoid warm water on it. If she had no laceration or loss of consciousness, there's not much else you can or need to do. The bruise may spread to more dependent areas, but a large bruise under the lining of the bone sometimes can't resorb enough to avoid local calcification, or a " hard lump" as it heals. ...Read more