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Hit My Head Pretty Hard On The Doorway When Should I Start To Worry
Right then: Cheer up. If you hit hard enough to get an epidural hematoma you'd be dead already. The other clot, a subdural hematoma, develops more slowly. If you have a bad headache that gets worse, anything that seems abnormal, nausea, vomiting, etc. Go the er where you will have a ct scan that will probably be normal, an enormous bill, and be told you have a concussion. Worry if things are getting worse. ...Read more
Its been over 72 hours since I hit my head getting into a car pretty hard what should I still look for? Or worry about? Didn't black out or anything
I hit my head pretty hard on the bottom of a table yesterday evening and it still hurts - I feel a little slow too. What should I do?
Head: Please go to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as you can. ...Read more
Hit my head pretty hard on hardwood floor. I was wondering if I have some sort of concussion? What do I need to do
Protocol for TBI: Put the brain at rest until symptoms abate. No exertion physical or mental. The metabolic needs of a concussed brain are increased. This resolves over time. Talk to a tbi expert if you have any residual symptoms. You might need to have a ct done to exclude bleeding depending on your physical exam, signs and symptoms. ...Read more
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
I fell today and hit my head pretty hard its been 4 weeks and ever sense I randomly get headaches and get super tired. What's wrong?
I just hit my head pretty hard, but I was always told when you hit your head you lose a large amount of brain cells and I have been good grades lately?
Like most folks I have been there with a hard head knock. Getting out of a cab I hit my head when I pulled down the lid. Bled for hours but have survived well many years since.
Relax and keep going with your good grades. ...Read more
Do I have a concussion I hit my head pretty hard last night I am dizzy have had headache ever since I hit my head
The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The best thing is to give your brain complete rest. The more strain you place on your brain while it is attempting to heal, the more likely it is to slow down the healing process.
It would be good to get re-evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Last night I hit my head pretty hard. A large knot popped up, felt instantly sick at my stomach and dizzy afterward. 16 hours later I'm having ear pain. What should I do?
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 difficulty walking. ...Read more
Had a concussion two years ago. Got in a car last night, the ride was bumpy. Hit my head a few times on hard part of seat. Should I worry about it?
Not likely: Unless you hit your head pretty hard, it's unlikely. Questions to ask yourself: did you experience loss of consciousness? dizziness? visual changes? Nausea? Altered mental status? Confusion? sleepiness? if you had no symptoms, and still don't, concussion recurrence from car ride unlikely. ...Read more
I slipped in the shower a month ago and hit my head on the wall. It was swollen pretty big but now there's a hard lump there. Do I have a tumor?
You have a HEMATOMA essentially a collection of clotted blood under your scalp! It will resolve slowly as the body repairs itself!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
I just hit my head hard. My eyes are teary and foggy my head and neck hurt pretty bad I feel foggy and I'm a little a nauseas. Should I be worried?
Head Injury: Did you lose consciousness when you hit your head? If the bang was that hard, it is better to be safe than sorry and let the ER evaluate you. Good Luck ...Read more
I hit my head on a cupboard door pretty hard by accident. Big bruise/no headache. I was mildly disoriented for a few minutes. Is that a concussion?
Hit my head just above my right eye and below my right eye by my nose hard on dash board of hubbys semi. Its not black n blue but hurts should I worry?
Depends: If your eye was not hit and shows no evidence of redness, double vision and or blurring do not worry. The bones around the eye protected the eye. ...Read more
Hit my head on thick cabinets in our race car trailer today. Pretty hard hit and now headache, Nashua, and right eye feels kinda weird like pressure?
Head injury: Go to the ER ASAP for evaluation of your head injury ...Read more
Do I have a concussion? I think I have a cuncussion but im not sure. I hit my head really hard on a door knob and im pretty sure I blacked out for about five minutes also I feel really dizzy and its hard to look at the computer also I have a large lump on
Yesterday I hit my head quite hard Since I have been very tender just behind/above my ear. Tender to touch, hurt when moving eyebrows. Should I worry?
No: The muscles of the face, "scalp" are under this area. You are likely feeling it when you move the eyebrows which is elevating the epcranius and the temporal muscles which sit adjacent to each other. Should get better with rest and time! ...Read more
Hit my head a week ago pretty hard and now when I walk it feels like my brain is bouncing off my skull and ibuprofen 600 only takes the pain away for?
Concussion: You may have a post-concussive/traumatic headache. If the headache is accompanied by other symptoms (difficulty concentrating, irritability) then you might have post-concussion syndrome. Improvement in symptoms is based on many factors including severity and location of the concussion. See your physician if the symptoms persist. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/concussion/pdf/facts_about_concussion_tbi-a.pdf ...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
Symptoms?: It you are symptomatic - seek evaluation. 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
It depends: If you have persistant symptoms you need to be looked at. You need to know why you hit the wall. (faint, seizure, clumsy, pugilism?) you might also need to repair the wall. ...Read more
Yes: Never hesitate to seek medical attention. If you are ok, then you will have that fear removed. If you have an injury that needs attention, then you will get help without delay. ...Read more
Watch for symptoms.: Do you black out? Are you having problems naming things? Has your speech changed? Do you have numbness, tingling or weakness in an arm or leg, any change in vision? Any nausea or vomiting? Unexplained sleepiness? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should see a doctor now. If not, you can use ice on the bump and watch. ...Read more
I hit my head a lot, sometimes very hard. Should I be worried? Will this make me unintelligent or dumber?
It won't harm you: Unless you have concussions. If you are just hitting your head you won't be dumber and should be fine ...Read more
I slipped outside on some ice and fell hard on my side I don't think I hit my head I feel fine though. I should be good right?
If you feel alright: If there is no pain anywhere. No bruising, no cuts and you feel alright then you should be OK. Lot of slip and falls don't cause any significant injury. No problem and no treatment or check up needed. If any symptoms start next day or so, then you can see your doctor ...Read more
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