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Hit Head With Hand
Can you twist or change position of forehead or facial features/face with hands? Someone twisted top of my head around forehead with hands & paranoid
Yes, but...: As soon as the hands go away, the face pops back into its original shape. Kids do this all the time... it's fun. For older kids and adults, if there is facial distortion due to actitivities like martial arts classes, the face returns to its normal shape after any swelling or bruising resolves... but recurrent or severe sports injuries can lead to permanent changes. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: Did you injure the hand or did the swelling and bruising occur without trauma? If any event, you need to have the hand evaluated. ...Read more
Fell off my bike, hit both palms with full force, elbow hurts and can't fully extend arm and elbow discolored, , wrists slightly swollen, why elbow?
elbow injury: It is common to break your elbow in such a fall please get your elbows checked out with an xray. ...Read more
My boyfriend got hit in the head with a baseball bat in 2003 . Can a head injury cause binge drinking.
Fell asleep with head on desk, forehead on top of back of hand. Woke up and couldn't move from elbow down for a few minutes. Wrist clicking. Damaged?
Arm troubles: Hello, it sounds like while you were fast asleep, you were compressing your ulnar nerve. This happens easily since the nerve travels close to the elbow. This is only temporary problem and should resolve with a minute or two. As far as the wrist clicking, i would give that a day or so also. Sounds like the positioning of your arm was the problem. ...Read more
My hubby hit his head on a car door frame on the right side of his forehead. Now he has tingling and numbness in his forehead going back in a line?
With a pot?: Not sure what you are saying. You broke you hand and now have pin and needles sensation in your hand w/ a pot? If you broke you hand within the past few days and you are having a pins and needles sensation if could simply be secondary to swelling, but it's also a sign that the fracture and associated swelling is having an impact on your nerve function. You should be seen urgently for this. ...Read more
Threw my head back when laughing and hit my head on a corner of a cement wall. My head is very sore. Concussion?
Possibly: If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After a head to head hit in a recent football game, I got a slight stiffness/crick in my neck that soon went away. No other symptoms. Head concussion?
YouGotACrickcussion: If you have no symptoms now you're sitting pretty!And just a little neck stiffness does not qualify as a true concussion. More like a neck strain.With a concussion, the brain gets a good bounce inside the skull & you'd be left with a headache & other symptoms.You may or may not have blacked out,but the symptoms last a while, sometimes a long while. The spinal cord can experience something similar. ...Read more
My son tripped and hit his head and has a bump on the side of his head raised up and bruised right away?
Head injury: Should be monitored closely. Needs to be examined if not acting like himself, is sleepy, vomits or had loss of consciousness. ...Read more
R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) or asprin. Relaxation techniques to disipate stress are helpful as well. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more
I hit my hand. Extreme pain and swelling.I can move fingers and thumb.Swelling went down a little. Mostly between thumb & index finger. On top of hand?
Xray time: With the amount of pain and swelling you describe, it sounds to me like you need an xray. Some of your carpal and metacarpal bones, if broken, need to be addressed sooner rather than later to make sure they heal properly. So, you can ice and elevate it now, but i would have it checked out pretty soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daughter got hit in the head with a soccer ball in a game-says Her head hurts bad-can't remember getting hit-didnt eat dinner-concussion mabye?
Stood up in bathroom and hit back of head on pedestal sink. No LOC, just mild dizziness and 2/10 occassional headache. Concussion or worse?
Need examination: I highly recommend you get a neurological evaluation so that a good baseline can be obtained and the history be clarified in order to determine whether or not you truly had a concussion or just a good WHACK to the noggin. If you'd like a private 1-1 I'd be happy to help. Write to www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more
Hit funny bone today and now it hurts to put pressure with hand on elbow and to move elbow, damaged ulnar nerve?
My arm from elbow to fingers feel numb as i hit my elbow , however not hit my elbow. Together with this get cramps on back, and lower chest side?
Cubital tunnel is : Compression of the ulnar nerve. Often it feels as you hit your funny bone. The ulnar nerve at the elbow if affected gives tingling little ring fingers. The small intrinsic muscles of the hand and flexor tendons little and ring and the fcu a strong wrist flexor can also be affected. Back or chest can also be due to more proximal nerve compression neck or thoracic outlet. Chest pain? Check on! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer