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I am a 15 years old male. I hit myself in the head when I am upset. I last hit myself 2 days ago and my temples still hurts a lot.

I am a 15 years old male. I hit myself in the head when I am upset. I last hit myself 2 days ago and my temples still hurts a lot.

Head: Simple solution stop being so abusive and smacking your head. You can induce trauma and potentially a mild subdursl hematoma or induce a concussion. I would refer you to a psychologist to figure out why you're doing this type if self abusive behavior ...Read more

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Hit my temple on pointy hanger at work hard its been 5 days tiny bit swollen still hurts a bit uncomfortable. Could I have done something, bleeding?

Hit my temple on pointy hanger at work hard its been 5 days tiny bit swollen still hurts a bit uncomfortable. Could I have done something, bleeding?

Bruise: No Cut? No loss of consciousness? If not, then not likely more than a bruise. If it bothers you for more than two weeks, get it checked. ...Read more

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Friend assaulted 2 weeks ago. Hit in temple. Temple still hurts when jaw is fully extended. How much longer should this soreness last? No other issues

Friend assaulted 2 weeks ago. Hit in temple. Temple still hurts when jaw is fully extended. How much longer should this soreness last? No other issues

Long time: For soreness from just a bruise. Given that the pain relates to full jaw opening would have to wonder about the Temporomandibular joint or mandible. Friend should probably have an x-ray. Meanwhile, apply heat and limit full jaw opening. ...Read more

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Hit my head 4 years ago and it still hurts. Can someone explain what happened?

Hit my head 4 years ago and it still hurts. Can someone explain what happened?

Unusual: It is very unusual to have pain in the head 4yrs after injury. Need to see your doc get checked out including imaging studies. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a cabinet yesterday and my head still hurts. Is this something I should be concerned about?

I hit my head on a cabinet yesterday and my head still hurts. Is this something I should be concerned about?

Not unusual: If the pain in your head goes away with Tylenol (acetaminophen) 1000 mg then you are probably fine. If you develop nausea and vomiting, imbalance, or have a headache that will not resolve with Tylenol (acetaminophen) then you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I was hit incredibly hard in the head at basketball practice and I'm on blood thinners. Should I get checked out? My head still hurts and its 12 hours

I was hit incredibly hard in the head at basketball practice and I'm on blood thinners. Should I get checked out? My head still hurts and its 12 hours

Yes: Most likely to suffered a concussion, which would give you a headache + potential nausea/ vomiting, vision problems, dizziness, etc. It is not very likely, but you can, potentially, have a subdural hematoma given the blood thinners. It is safer for you to have a head CT to be sure ...Read more

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I was hit repeatedly in the head exactly a week ago and it still hurts so much today with a pounding headache, what could I have its also soar?

Hi. I am curious why: I am curious why you were hit in the head repeatedly a week ago. That has as much to do with how I would answer your question as anything. The what you could have is an abusive relationship. One that deserves as much attention as the lethal other possibilities. Consider calling: 908-355-HELP (4357) and Please go to your local hospital for a proper evaluation ...Read more

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Hit my head on the car door about a day and a half ago. It hurt for a few minutes not other sypt. Today still slight headache on side of head, OK?

Hit my head on the car door about a day and a half ago. It hurt for a few minutes not other sypt. Today still slight headache on side of head, OK?

Concussion?: It could be concussion. See your doctor. Headache sometimes could be the only sign of concussion. It needs to be ruled out. If you develop additional symptoms such as dizziness, amnesia, loss of balance, nausea or vomiting, vision trouble, weakness on one side etc. Go to an urgent care center or ER to get ct scan of the head and exam to rule out bleeding or swelling of the brain. ...Read more

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I'm 32 male I a plumber so I hit my head all the I hit my head hard on the left top middle a week ago I had a bump its gone now but my head still hurts?

I'm 32 male I a plumber so I hit my head all the I hit my head hard on the left top middle a week ago I had a bump its gone now but my head still hurts?

Head trauma: Even after trivial head trauma it is not unusual to experience headaches or scalp tenderness for a week or two. However if headaches persist or increase in intensity and frequency, or if there is accompaning nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, visual disturbances get evaluated for brain injury or bleeding. ...Read more

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I hit my head a week ago and it still hurts. I'm having migraines now is this normal? Do I have a concussion?

I hit my head a week ago and it still hurts. I'm having migraines now is this normal? Do I have a concussion?

You may have had a: concussion and this may be the result. Please make sure to see a doc and stay w/him/her until your symptoms have resolved. Such symptoms go away slowly but there are lots of reasons to hope. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I got hit in the head two months ago by someone that ruptured my eardrum. Is it normal for it to still hurt, especially if there is any wind it hurts?

I got hit in the head two months ago by someone that ruptured my eardrum. Is it normal for it to still hurt, especially if there is any wind it hurts?

Wind induced pain: Suggests that your rupture was quite large and has not healed, leaving an opening into the middle ear that is admitting air and causing pain. You should see a provider (preferably an ENT) for an exam because a small rupture should have healed in two months. Good luck! ...Read more

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I hit my head a week ago on a steel frame and it still hurts and I get dizzy easily. What's wrong?

I hit my head a week ago on a steel frame and it still hurts and I get dizzy easily. What's wrong?

Need to tell your MD: Sometimes dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, troublee with balance, mean increasing pressure on brain die to bleeding beneath the cover of the brain (dura). ...Read more

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My son hit me in the left side of my nose with his head hard, hurts still so does my top tooth. Happened last night. Broke?

My son hit me in the left side of my nose with his head hard, hurts still so does my top tooth. Happened last night. Broke?

X-ray: The only way to rule out a broken nose is with an x-ray. Did you have any bleeding from you nose after the injury? If not it is more likely just a bruise. See your doctor for continued pain, ice may help in the meantime. If your tooth is loose, you need to see your dentist as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hit my head a week ago. When it happened I got dizzy and felt like I couldn't breath. It still hurts to touch what do I do?

Mild Concussion: Likely have a small bruise (hematoma) under the skin) takes slightly over a month to resolve. ...Read more

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I hit my head last week really hard on concrete. Didn't have symptoms of a concussion, however I still have a bump and one small area hurts to touch.

Bruise: Bruise may hurt for a week or so as long as you don't have any post concussive symptoms you should steadily improve. Tenderness to touch is common. ...Read more

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Hit top of my head when bending down in fridge and stood up quick hit it on freezer door. Still hurts giving me head ache. Should I worry?

Hit top of my head when bending down in fridge and stood up quick hit it on freezer door. Still hurts giving me head ache. Should I worry?

Probably OK: It is unlikely that you hit your head with enough force on the freezer door to cause any serious damage. However, if you develop any symptoms of closed head injury, such as vision changes, vomiting, mental status changes, then you need to be seen. But the likelihood is that you got a good knock and may have a bruise. ...Read more

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Hit my head around 1230pm. My head still hurts along with my neck. My ears have that feeling like they need to pop which has been coming and going.

Concussion: Likely a concussion and if there is a significant lump larger than a quarter, more than a mild headache, loss of consciousness, numbness or difficulty with movement or are still having symptoms at 24 hours, head to the ER for a CT scan of the brain. ...Read more

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The top of my head was hit twice on a hard surface aprox.2 weeks ago, it still hurts like it was just hit. Ibuprofen, & ice packs, nothing is helping.

The top of my head was hit twice on a hard surface aprox.2 weeks ago, it still hurts like it was just hit. Ibuprofen, & ice packs, nothing is helping.

Postconcussion maybe: You may be suffering from a post-concussive syndrome. Depending on whether or not you actually suffered a concussion you could be feeling the effects of what we call post-concussive syndrome. Trained doctors in recognizing and treating concussions can help you by examining you and evaluating your current symptoms. ...Read more

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Hit back of head 2 weeks ago had bump went to e.r.I was cleared 2 go home w/ meds 4 headach/neck. Head still hurts where bump was &hav headache am I ok?

Hit back of head 2 weeks ago had bump went to e.r.I was cleared 2 go home w/ meds 4 headach/neck. Head still hurts where bump was &hav headache am I ok?

Patience: Sounds like you may have experienced a concussion. The symptoms in most cases trail off over time, just advance your activities as you can tolerate, don't push yourself too hard, and try to not overuse headache medicines like tylenol, (acetaminophen) NSAIDs, or opioids, as they can cause rebound headaches if used more than 2-3 days a week. ...Read more

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I feel down stairs backwards 5 steps 6 mons ago I hit back of head neck and upper back still hurts to turn neck all the way what could be causing pain?

See someone: You should see your primary physician or a spinal specialist. You may have a fracture that did not heal or an injury to one of the joint. While it could be muscular, a thorough history, exam, and testing is a good idea since it is stll bothering you. You definitely should see someone if you have other issues like numbness, tingling, weakness, trouble using your hands or walking. ...Read more