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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?
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?
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
I fell down stairs and hit head hard - had a ct scan and was clear but 2 days later I have numbness on the top - what is it & how long will it last?
Local effect: Injury to scalp nerves not brain. If other symptoms devekop get re CTed ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. Didnt 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 ›