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What to do if I hit my head blacked out?

What to do if I hit my head blacked out?

Head injury.: A concussion can occur after trauma to the head with or without loss of consciousness. Sx’s can include: blurry or fuzzy vision, slurred speech, weakness, fatigue, feeling dazed, numbness, lack of coordination or balance, headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, problems with short term memory, dizziness as well as repeating things over ; over. Please obtain prompt medical evaluation if you lose ...Read more

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If I hit my head why is my neck hurting?

If I hit my head why is my neck hurting?

Muscle strain: When someone hits their head, it often strains the neck muscles which support the head on the shoulders. ...Read more

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What can I take if I hit my head on the concrete?

What can I take if I hit my head on the concrete?

Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen): Did you lose consciousness? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Headache/ pressure of head? Are you unable to recall what happened? Do you feel dizzy or have ringing in the ears? Confusion or slurred speech? Nausea or vomiting? Extreme fatigue? If you believe you have a concussion please seek prompt medical care. ...Read more

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What to do if I hit my head hard but no headache?

What to do if I hit my head hard but no headache?

Relax: If no pain on palpation or headache, no visual or other signs such as loss of balance or nausea. You are most likely fine ...Read more

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What to do if I fell and hit my head then vomited?

What to do if I fell and hit my head then vomited?

Get med eval: Possible concussion
sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting & fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness, loss of balance or > ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to sleep after I hit my head?

How long do I have to wait to sleep after I hit my head?

If you have: Concussion sxs get checked out - otherwise get a good night's sleep. They don't really make people stay up after a head bump anymore. Possible concussion
sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting ; fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of >>. ...Read more

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I hit my head on the concrete floor and my head really hurts?

I hit my head on the concrete floor and my head really hurts?

Head injury: If you have continuous headache following hitting the head on concrete floor you should seek medical help, you need to be checked and cat scan may need to be done. ...Read more

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I just fell and hit my head, bleeding from back, what do I do?

I just fell and hit my head, bleeding from back, what do I do?

Fell and hit head: You should goer, without wasting any time. Head injury can be serious. ...Read more

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Hit my head on a door handle. Now have slight pain and when I yawn.

Hit my head on a door handle. Now have slight pain and when I yawn.

Scalp contusion: The slight pain is expected and should be localized to the area of impact. Depending on the location of the impact, the muscle involved in yawning may have been injured at the same time. Again, this should be localized and the pain one sided. Although rare, pathological yawning from brain injury is described in the medical literature. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I got a tingling sensation after I hit my head?

What does it mean if I got a tingling sensation after I hit my head?

Bruising: The nerve endings in your scalp are bruised and don't be alarmed.
Worrisome symptoms include passing out, vomiting, seizure, weakness on one side of your body, increasing headache etc.
(imagine those boxers getting punched incessantly in ten rounds of boxing and most of them just do fine. Now if you are hit with a golf club, that's another story).
Take care! ...Read more

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I fell off a golf cart and hit my head pretty hard. What should I do?

I fell off a golf cart and hit my head pretty hard. What should I do?

Head injury: It depends on whether you have any symptoms and how long ago this occurred. If it occurred more than a day ago and you feel alright, you can continue observation. If it occurred today and you have a headache, dizziness, trouble walking, you should go in to have a CT scan and an exam. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I hit my head as a kid; now I have headaches and pain if hit in head again. What should I do?

I hit my head as a kid; now I have headaches and pain if hit in head again. What should I do?

See below: If you are still having pain now, whether this is related to your childhood injury is unknown. I would see you doctor to discuss the issue. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a cabinet yesterday and my head still hurts. Is this something I should be concerned about?

I hit my head on a cabinet yesterday and my head still hurts. Is this something I should be concerned about?

Not unusual: If the pain in your head goes away with Tylenol (acetaminophen) 1000 mg then you are probably fine. If you develop nausea and vomiting, imbalance, or have a headache that will not resolve with Tylenol (acetaminophen) then you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I hit my head yesterday with the door frame and I have a small cut and my head is been hurting since yesterday?

I hit my head yesterday with the door frame and I have a small cut and my head is been hurting since yesterday?

Injury: Injuries hurt. Why would you be asking about this when you have an injury? You know where the injury occurred and it is only the day after an injury? ...Read more

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I hit my head about 11:30 am this morning and I have been ok all day. It's 7:44 here and am I ok to sleep later?

You should be okay: I'm going to assume you do not have ongoing bad headache, nausea / vomiting and you don't feel anything's bad-wrong. Death from epidural hematoma usually follows a really nasty blow to the head, and within a few hours. ...Read more

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6 years ago I hit my head on the pavement and bled for a couple days. The spot is still sensitive when I touch it. Is this bad?

6 years ago I hit my head on the pavement and bled for a couple days. The spot is still sensitive when I touch it. Is this bad?

No.: Any injury can cause damage to the superficial nerves in the skin and they may never recover from it. Sometimes people who get a shot in their arm or leg have an area of numbness just from that, that never goes away. It is not common, but it does happen and if it only causes minor symptoms, like sensitivity to touch, it is often no big deal. See your doc to verify it's nothing. ...Read more

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I feel like a week ago and I fell down like 6 or so steps and I have this headache that won't go away. And I didn't hit my head.

I feel like a week ago and I fell down like 6 or so steps and I have this headache that won't go away. And I didn't hit my head.

Post traumatic HA: Trauma may also involve the cervical spine. The soft tissue structures of the upper quarter may develop myofascial trigger points that are capable of referring pain to the head. Another option is a ndph (new daily persistent headache). ...Read more