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Bumped Head While On Aspirin
Hit on head with a heavy box& 2-3days later head feels like cold compact laying on side where hit. Cat scan shows nothing. Worry or take ibuprofen?
You have a Doctor: None of us here are going to interfere with the recommendations of your physician treating you there in person. The physician who ordered your ct scan is caring for you. We do not have any of those reports, have not examined you, and do not know what you have been prescribed or told by your physician. In this case we defer to the doctor who is caring for you. ...Read more
That can help with : Pain do you have any other symptoms? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall what happened, dizziness, decreased coordination, ringing in the ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea or vomiting & extreme fatigue. If you believe you have a concussion please seek medical care. Seek emergency care >. ...Read more
Rolled off bed hit my head on side table corner about a week ago. No bruise, no bump, scalp swelling still hurts. Headaches, jaw pain, ear ache?
See your Doctor: If you are still having pain after a week, it will be a good idea to evaluate with your physician. In my opinion, any pain lasting more than a week should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
I just fell backwards on cement driveway landing on my bottom & slammed back of my head. Applying ice to swelling on head..
Bumped my head on table while on coumadin (warfarin). The spot feels sore to touch. No bruising or other symptoms. Inr usually 2-2.5. Should i be concerned?
Head injury, fell from shower, hit head on toilet. Two days ago. Pressure sensation inside head. Nausea, no vomit. Can't focus. Should I worry?
6 month old fell off of changing table onto carpet and hit forehead and landed on side of shoulder. When should I take her to ER or be concerned?
Depends on variables: The condition of the kid should guide your actions.If the kid passed out, seems distant, is vomiting repeatedly and or the soft spot seems hard, an er visit is needed. If the kids behavior and activities seem unchanged, no vomiting, normal feeding activity, you can monitor at home. A call to the on call service and discussion of all features of the event would be appropriate. ...Read more
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
Can Be: Aspirin interfers with platelet function, which is required to make a clot. If you take a lot of Aspirin and injure some of the veins along the surface of the brain, you can get a subdural hematoma which is pretty serious. Note a single dose is not usually a problem. Repeated doses where all of the platelets are effected can lead to easy bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 1/2 yr old fell off a chair hit head on the floor. has a bump on the side of head no vomiting stopped crying she seems fine. Should i be alarmed?
Closed Head Injuries: Closed head injuries in children are relatively common due to their activity level and altered center of gravity. Most serious head injuries are associated with loss of consciousness, seizure and immediate vomiting. Serious injuries rarely become apparent within 24-48 hours after the injury and are associated with multiple episodes of vomiting, altered mental status, seizures, etc, ...Read more
I was leaning back on a chair with laptop, and the top half of it bumped my head, is this concussion, head injury worthy? I've had a concussion before
Landed backwards and hit my head on cement floor. It's still sore a few hours later (nearly 5 hours). Hit back/ more side of head. What should I do?
Possible concussion: seek medical attention asap, at least for baseline evaluation should further changes occur. ...Read more
Fell down the stairs last night and landed on my head (tile floor), little cut on goose egg. Real tired, bad headache, a bit lightheaded. Concussion?
My 6 month old baby fell off bed (3ft) head first and bumped her head on the metal frame and has a bump on the topfront part of her head. Take her in?
Not necessarily: You need to observe the baby. If she cried initially but could be consoled and is now active and interested in her surroundings, as well as able to tolerate formula, you can watch her for worrisome signs, such as the soft spot bulging, frequent episodes of vomiting, unequal size of her pupils as well as protracted crying or difficulty arousing her. Such behaviors require emergent evaluation. ...Read more
Felt a prickly sharp pain on top of head behind hairline while playing game. Hist. Anxiety , tmj, bumped forehead days ago..healing tiny bump. Idea?
My girlfriend hit her head hard on her dogs head and she was feeling dizzy yesterday is it cause she's on warfarin or is it a concussion?
See doctor: It may be both. She should see her doctor to exclude bleeding inside her head. ...Read more
21month old just fell off of bed and hit her head on our metal floor fan. Has a small bump on the back left side of her head! visit er, or just ice i?
Observe her: Probably she'll be fine. Red flags to take her to er stat include: sleepiness, vomiting, purple or red bruise behind 1 ear (battle's sign), facial deformity after the fall, confusion, or seizure. Normal, non-emergent signs to expect after a head injury include headache, nausea, irritability, and lack of interest in playing. Trust your instinct, you're never wrong to bring her to er. Take care! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child hit side of his head 2 weeks ago. Now has goose egg on forehead and bruising on side of head and behind ear have just appeared. Serious?
My 2yr old fell of the bed and hit her head on concrete floor.Seems fine&active.But she is always bangin her head on hard surfaces. Should i get it ✔?
Loss of conscious ?: Any 2yo that is not knocked out by a fall can usually be monitored at home. It is common to get a bump, vomit x1, & get a headache. Let him nap/sleep on a normal schedule and check him with a flashlight during sleep.If the kid lost consciousness, vomits in his sleep or vomits repeatedly, you need to take him in. ...Read more
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