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Hit Head Hard
No if you feel fine: That is fine. Just self monitor for delayed 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. ...Read more
I fell yesterday on concrete. Hit head hard. Don't remember accident. Major Headache still and food taste funny. Could this be some type of concussion?
I passed out and hit head hard on the floor, then passed out again, got a headache and was seeing stars, neck feels strained, should I go hospital?
Bad news: You want to see your doc ASAP. May be nothing but you want to be checked out, especially for heart conditions. ...Read more
Hit head hard 48 hrs ago. No loc, no ha, pupils fine, no dizziness. Scalp a bit sore but feels like wet sensation under scalp in that area. Concerning?
? goose egg: You likely have a local subcutaneous hematoma or bruise over the scalp, and this will resolve over the next several days. Your description otherwise is reassuring, and does not implicate any direct brain problem. ...Read more
No appetite so fainted twice and hit head hard on floor both times. Have a headache, neck ache and saw stars, can I sleep and go hospital tomorrow?
You should go ER: Sounds like you are dehydrated and weak from not eating and drinking. You should go get checked tonight and get treated. ...Read more
Hit head hard under granite countertop. Urgent care did x-rays, came back normal. No symptoms except head hurts. Is a CT scan still needed?
Probably not: It is not surprising to have a headache after hitting your head on granite. Your scalp is very likely bruised and may be quite sore, tender and/or swollen for a while. If you did not lose consciousness and you have no other symptoms and if your physical exam was normal, there is probably no need to do a ct scan. ...Read more
Just noticed a sm bump on scalp with a bald patch. Area is tender. Spot is purplish & doc thinks its a mole. Derm appt in 3+ wks. I've had headache for 2+ days. I also hit head hard there 4 months ago.
Headaches: As physicians we try to put all the symptoms and aspects of he history to come together to diagnose a one single condition. However, it is possible that in your case, you are dealing with three different unrelated problems. I am glad you have the appointment scheduled to check the scalp. That is a start. ...Read more
I hit head hard on sat and have a bad headache ever since. It burns & now I feel jittery, nauseous and had diarrhea. I'm also preg. Cause for concern?
Head injury: This needs to be looked at, for reassurance. ...Read more
Possibly: Do you have a laceration, bruising or swelling? 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. ...Read more
Hit head a couple of hours ago. Didn't hurt bad at the time but now my neck hurts. If I broke it would the pain be intense. I didn't hit my head hard.
Head: Held up by neck. Head is hard, but internal superficial bleed possible. Neck blunt or crashing injury can strain spinal cord or exiting nerves. Always serious injury, recommend go be evaluated. ...Read more
Hit head very hard @ playground w/kids. I stood up & hit the top of my head. Thought it cracked open but didn't. Vision was fuzzy. No vomit. Pupils ok?
My 19 month old just hit hit head really hard but is running around laughing and playing but there is a small bump should I get him checked out?
No knockout/no pbm: The trauma that knocks you out, even briefly, has produced a concussion.If the trauma wasn't enough to cause even brief loss of function is minor. A bump coming out, means he has a blood pocket under the scalp, but should do fine. Some will throw up once or seem dazed with a headache.If he starts vomiting multiple times, I would have him seen. ...Read more
Hit head moderately hard on desk 10 days ago. Headaches daily since and pressure behind eye but no other symptoms. See doctor?
Always see your Dr.: If there's trauma involved! Hitting one's head hard on the desk can easily cause headaches, and even if it's self induced, it warrants you seeing your own doctor and getting it checked out! If you have pressure behind the eye, it can signal some sinus issues or also referred pain from cervicalgia (neck issues). Ask for a referral to an osteopathic cranial doctor (D.O.) to have this treated too. ...Read more
Run through these: 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 for loss of consciousness, >. ...Read more
If the baby: Is injured please seek medical evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got this painful feeling at left side of my head around the temporal area few times now. It feels like someone hit my head hard. Wht could this be?
I hit my head hard bout 1.5 yrs ago and now get headaches on top left lasting a few days. Never got headaches b4. Dr not concerned?? Time for new dr?
Most causes of headaches are benign. That is - the worst thing about them is that they hurt. Headaches that subside are almost always benign. At your age, a headache on one side that lasts a few days is probably a migraine.
The injury you had more than one year ago is not likely to be a factor to this headache symptom. Hope that helps! ...Read more
On monday I went sledding. When I went down I had went over a 2 ft. Slope and hit my head hard on the ground. I've been having headaches since then.
Concussion: You may have a mild concussion, this is common after head trauma, if you start to experience any severe headache, nausea/vomiting, lethargy or other new symptoms you should get evaluated right away. Usually headache may last for a week or even longer. You can take over the counter Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Avoid watching to much television, video games, puzzles etc. To give your brain a rest. ...Read more
Hit head: Just to be on the safe side, it is best to have it checked anyway. ...Read more
Signs a head injury need the er:
any loss of consciousness
confusion / difficult to arouse
vomit more than once
vision, hearing or speech problems
weak / numb in part of body
blood or fluid from ears, fluid dripping from nose
check him after 1st hour of sleep & periodically thru that night to make sure he wakes up like he normally would wake up in the middle of the night. Ice the goosegg. ...Read more
My girlfriend hit her head hard on a a dogs head and she said it hurt and now hours later she says she feels dizzy is there a problem?
I was closing my trunk and hit my head hard with it. Now I have an egg on my head but it doesn't really hurt. Should I be real worried about it?
Probably not!: Assuming you have no other symptoms, you likeky just have a subcutaneous hematoma of the scalp. It should slowly resolve over the next few weeks. You might be left with a thickness in the area. If it does not start to shrink soon, you should see your primary physician as to whether an aspiration (draw out fluid with a needle and syringe) is indicated. That is rarely necessary. ...Read more
I hit my head hard almost a month ago. Hurt a lot but I didn't pass out or anything. The place where I hit it on the scalp is still paining though.
Still hurts: It's been a month without resolution. You're about a month overdue having the traumatized area evaluated by your Physician or Zurgent Care. ...Read more
I tipped over in a lawn chair in july, hit my head hard on a wood pile. I'm an easy bleeder. What would the symptoms be if I had a bleed in my head?
Your symptoms would be lots of headaches (probably excruciating pain) or loss of consciousness due to pressure in your brain.
Very unlikely you would show consequences by now, after several months. ...Read more