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Headache Days After Hitting Head
Mild headache 4 days after hitting head no other symptoms ibuprofen doesn't help, dr. Did neuro exam said no CT scan required but still hurts
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Is it common to have headaches following hitting your head hard on something for a few days after?
I've never had headaches in my life until hitting my head over a yr ago. Now when I do they are pretty bad, days long and one sided. Normal?
Concerning sign: Any headache that is new and persistent, especially when one-sided, and it does not respond to over-the-counter pain relievers, is worth a closer look. The fact that you have had them a year and are still around to talk about is reassuring though. It would be a good idea to get an examination from your primary care provider who can decide what steps should be taken next if no cause is evident. ...Read more
Significant headache since hitting head on low ceiling 12 days ago. Feeling A LOT better last 3 days. Mild pain still there though. Subdural hemotoma?
Additional signs: Following acute head trauma worrisome signs are increased sleepiness or confusion (cannot be fully aroused from sleep), worsening headache, vomiting more than 3 times, stumbling and incoordination, weakness in the arms or legs. Dramatic personality change and seizures. If these symptoms should immediately see physician. The most common symptoms of traumatic brain injury headache, amnesia and confusion. ...Read more
Should I be concerned if the only symptom I have from hitting my head on something hard is a headache?
Not really: As long as your headaches are not debilitating and cause significant impairment such any nausea and/or vomiting, confusion, or weakness/numbness. However, if any of the above symptoms do occur, I suggest a visit to an ER to rule out any true brain injury issues. ...Read more
My head in the right back is hurt sometimes, like headache but more something big hitting on it. What it would be?
What to do if I fell on my back hitting the back of my head & I have a small knot its been over 12 hrs ago I'm with a headache still?
Be seen: With any trauma with persistent symptoms you should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more
I always get these painful headaches after being in the sun for a long time or by the sun hitting my head for 10-15 minutes. Pain lasts the whole day.
Migraine: All headaches are provoked by triggers, and not unusual for migraines to be set off by bright sunshine, amongst many potential triggers. You might find some benefit from sunglasses or a visor, but perhaps a preventative prescription medicine or otc product might be even more successful. ...Read more
My wife is experiencing headache after hitting the top of her head against the edge of the kitchen door cabinet?
Head ache: This can certainly be common with even mild head injuries, but caution needs to be taken. Depending on the extent of the force of her injury, she could have a subdural hematoma (SDH) which is serious and would need emergent treatment to prevent serious consequences, so, ...the long and short of it is, without an exam, over the computer, a headache post a traumatic head injury needs to be seen. ...Read more
I am experiencing headaches and pain in my face after hitting my head really hard on the door jam of my car I have an indention were I hit my head?
Apply ice packs on the site of the bruising on the first 2 days, thereafter, warm packs.
Take tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed.
If you have other symptoms like persistent nausea, vomiting, passing out, weakness on one side of your body or any nagging symptoms, go see your dr. For further work up. ...Read more
If you only get a headache from hitting your head on something, does that mean its probably not a concussion?
Be more careful: If is continuing to bother you then see your doc for further evaluation. ...Read more
CONCUSSION?: Need to have it checked, good exam, possibly a ct head. ...Read more
Got hit in head with fast basketball 3 days ago. Now have off and on mild headaches. Should I be concerned?
Probably ok: If you had really dangerous damage to your head such as internal bleeding, it probably would have become obvious within the hours after the injury. You are most likely suffering from a post-concussive injury. This should resolve on its own in a week or two. If your doctor is sufficiently concerned, a ct head can be obtained. ...Read more
I fell and hit my head on a wall and now I have been getting headaches 24/7 for 5 days now, could this be serious and is there anything to help?
Med eval: Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, slurred speech, weakness, feeling dazed, numbness, lack of coordination, problems with short term memory, dizziness as well as repeating things over and over. You can develop a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Recommend medical evaluation for your symptoms. ...Read more
Hit on top of head while boxing 7 days ago. It is hard to concentrate & headache worsens when I shake my head. How long do these symptoms linger?
Concussion: Important to see your doctor about this, as a baseline workup is indicated, and you still plan on boxing. Your answer is that for athletes it usually takes 4 weeks to improve, and mental and physical rest are recommended. Non-athletes can have symptoms for 6-8 weeks. But a doctor workup is essential. ...Read more
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