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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.

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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I hit my head last night, had a small bump. Woke up to a stiff neck. I don't have headaches or anything besides the stiff neck. Should I get it checked out?

I hit my head last night, had a small bump. Woke up to a stiff neck. I don't have headaches or anything besides the stiff neck. Should I get it checked out?

Not necessarily: In the absence of other symptoms, the wait and see approach to a stiff neck is ok. The bump is enough to explain minor muscle or connective tissue irritation contributing to the stiffness. Apply heat and get adequate rest/hydration and see if it improves. ...Read more

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I fainted in the shower, not sure if I hit my head but there are no bruises/bumps, I have a very bad headache/dizzy though that has lasted about 2 hrs?

I fainted in the shower, not sure if I hit my head but there are no bruises/bumps, I have a very bad headache/dizzy though that has lasted about 2 hrs?

Head trauma: If you fainted in the shower - you definitely hit your head especially if you woke up and were on the floor of the shower. THis is treated as a potential head injury. You should go to the hospital or your PMD and have yourself checked out. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with sever migraines, hit my head on table 2days ago got bump above temple got a bad migraine last night carried on to today?

Trauma: Trauma can precipitate vascular headaches. Treat it. If it is getting worse or you experience any changes in sensorium or neurological functioning get to a doctor asap and make sure you are not developing a subdural bleed. ...Read more

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Hit my head while binge drinking last night on a ladder it was about 20 hours ago my head hurts but no bump or cut or anything like that?

Hit my head while binge drinking last night on a ladder it was about 20 hours ago my head hurts but no bump or cut or anything like that?

Concussion?: You MAY have a concussion. Please go to the emergency room at the hospital to be evaluated. Alcohol binges are poison for the brain. That and a bump on the head are not good for the brain. Please be careful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Last night car trunk hit my head I have no bruise/bump. Later my ear felt like h2o draining. Now it hurts w/pressure. What to do? Should I be worried?

Last night car trunk hit my head I have no bruise/bump. Later my ear felt like h2o draining. Now it hurts w/pressure. What to do? Should I be worried?

Local trauma: If the trunk banging on head didn't leave any bruise or bump, it is unlikely that it was severe enough to cause any internal damage. You may have some fluid build up in your ears from previous allergies etc. That was exacerbated by the trauma last night. You may use OTC pain/anti inflammatory agent like Ibuprofen. If symptoms persist, get it checked with your doctor or Urgent care. Feel good. ...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 fairly hard 4 weeks ago getting into a golf cart. I have a hard bump in that area. It is not painful and does not move. Concerned.?

I hit my head fairly hard 4 weeks ago getting into a golf cart. I have a hard bump in that area. It is not painful and does not move. Concerned.?

No: Often this is a hematoma on the site of injury and it will take time for absorption. Occasionally the blood may get organized or calcified and doesn't get absorbed. If it bother you a surgeon should take a look at it for possible aspiration or possible excision. ...Read more

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I fell badly and hit my head on a toilet and passed out about 4 weeks ago and I still have a tender bump on the top of my head. Should I be worried?

I fell badly and hit my head on a toilet and passed out about 4 weeks ago and I still have a tender bump on the top of my head. Should I be worried?

Concussion: Your concussion occurred 4 weeks ago. Had you a brain injury you would have experienced more symptoms than just a "tender bump", but if you are concerned, perhaps your doctor could get a skull X-ray. ...Read more

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Hello, four wks ago I hit my head on the car trunk lid. No blood but a week later I noticed a bump which now still has a raised scab. Action needed?

Hello, four wks ago I hit my head on the car trunk lid. No blood but a week later I noticed a bump which now still has a raised scab. Action needed?

Contusion: This is most likely soft tissue bruising (contusion) or a collection of blood under the skin (hematoma). It is common to get these after a head injury. They should settle on their own over a few months. There is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Rolled off bed hit my head on side table corner about a week ago. No bruise, no bump, scalp swelling still hurts. Headaches, jaw pain, ear ache?

Rolled off bed hit my head on side table corner about a week ago. No bruise, no bump, scalp swelling still hurts. Headaches, jaw pain, ear ache?

See your Doctor: If you are still having pain after a week, it will be a good idea to evaluate with your physician. In my opinion, any pain lasting more than a week should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small hard bump on my head that is really painful, I didn't hit my head it has been there for a while but now it hurts a lot.?

Cystic lesion: Most likely an infected cystic lesion like a sebaceous cyst or could be an ingrown hair follicle - unlikely to be a malignant lesion but it would be wise to have it examined and probably removed. ...Read more

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I've fallen sometimes, and a couple of days ago I fell and hit my head, the front of it, had a bump, so why do I have a bump on the back too? Curious

I've fallen sometimes, and a couple of days ago I fell and hit my head, the front of it, had a bump, so why do I have a bump on the back too? Curious

Hmm, 2 bumps: The fall that you sustained a bump for in the front, unless you also hit the back would not be related. Because you have a history of many falls, you may have fallen in the past and sustained that posterior "bump." More importantly, because you fall often-See your Doctor and get an evaluation, so you can be appropriately diagnosed and treated for your fall risk issues. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Painful bump on head on the centre at the top. Feels like a bump I'd get if I had hit my head, but I haven't had any injuries to it. What could it be?

Scalp bump: People can get pimples, ingrown hairs, cysts, and other skin problems on the scalp. Since the scalp is tight against the skull, even a small lump will be tender. Avoid using any products on your hair except shampoo for now. If the tender lump is new, try a warm compress on it. If it does not improve after a day or so, see your doctor. ...Read more

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12 hrs ago I hit my head on the bottom if a motel wall lamp. There are no marks, no bumps. Why do I occasionally feel pain there? Could it be serious?

Head bump: It's hard for me to imagine that your pain now is related to an inconsequential bump of your head that long ago. I recommend you see your primary care doctor to help figure out what the issue is now. ...Read more

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My dog push me and I landed on bricks I hit my head on a birdhouse and my back fell on the bricks. I have a bump on head and back is tender. Is it ok?

My dog push me and I landed on bricks I hit my head on a birdhouse and my back fell on the bricks. I have a bump on head and back is tender. Is it ok?

Head injury: The lump is a hematoma (blood collection) in your scalp and applying cold compresses for the first 48 hours is recommended. If you're having severe headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, or visual disturbances get examined at the emergency room. You also contused and strained your back for which rest, cold applications and taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) shouldhelp. Avoid aspirin, Advil, Aleve (bleeding ...Read more

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Hit my head on cabinet big bump should I be worried?

Hit my head on cabinet big bump should I be worried?

In general no: If you did not lose consciousness and are not taking any blood thinners. If you develop nausea, vomiting, or headaches, these are warning signs of brain injury. Ask your doctor for specific recommendations. ...Read more

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If I hit my head when I was younger can it cause a permanent bump to be there for the rest of my life.?

If I hit my head when I was younger can it cause a permanent bump to be there for the rest of my life.?

It depends: On how hard you hit it, and how big the bump is, but it is possible for a hard hit to any bone (including your skull) to cause some permanent swelling or thickening to the area that was injured. It matters how big it is, the location of the bump, and does it bother you or not. This is one of those items where one look is worth a thousand words, have a doctor examine it. ...Read more

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Hit my head very hard on friday and today there is still a little painful bump in that area is it dangerous?

Probably not: Concussions can result from what can seem like a mild impact to the head, even if there are no symptoms immediately. Head injury followed by any headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, or other neurologic symptoms needs immediate attention but longer term less dramatic symptoms such as trouble with mood, concentration, sleep can also be the result even with a normal ct or mri. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the back if my head it dosent her one so ever but I have migraines and its been there for a while now haven't hit my head either?

I have a bump on the back if my head it dosent her one so ever but I have migraines and its been there for a while now haven't hit my head either?

Sebaceous cyst?: Depending on how long you've had the bump on your head, it could be a sebaceous cyst (usually is there for months or years). The headaches probably have nothing to do with a bump on the surface of your scalp. Take a look at this video: http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=bby0kjtdjn8. ...Read more

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Hit my head three months ago twice on shelf at the same side of the head on same day the bump on head ha come back after three month and hurts help?

Exam needed: The original lump was most likely a blood collection (hematoma)under the skin of the scalp. It receded but now the new swelling could indicate rebleeding, infection, new ingrown hair or cyst. Since it's painful or tender, it should be evaluated and treated by a physician. Apply warm moist compresses until you are examined. ...Read more

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Was in a fender bender today and hit my head on too of the car it didn't feel like it hurt but I had a bump on the head. Concussion?

Was in a fender bender today and hit my head on too of the car it didn't feel like it hurt but I had a bump on the head. Concussion?

Depends: A lot of factors go into the determination of how serious a head injury might be. The speed of the vehicle before impact, the location of the person being injured, the presence or absence of seat belts, the immediate symptoms after impact, whether or not loss of consciousness occurred, whether any memory loss for before or since the accident is present, and current symptoms. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a car now I have a bump on my head and it hurts and I also have this knot on my neck?

I hit my head on a car now I have a bump on my head and it hurts and I also have this knot on my neck?

Whiplash!: With any accident you may end up with broken bones or muscle spasm and tension. Since you are already experiencing some pain and showing signs of head and neck injuries, you need to see a physician or go the er. Don't wait too long, hope you will get better soon.
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