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Hit head above left temple on corner of car door 3 days ago. Small bump barely noticeable bruise&little scratch. Slight headache yesterday&today. Dr??

Hit head above left temple on corner of car door 3 days ago. Small bump barely noticeable bruise&little scratch. Slight headache yesterday&today. Dr??

Ice it!: Accidents happen. The best, easiest & cheapest thing you can do is ice the area as soon as possible. Earlier is better, more often is better than less often. Acetaminophen, if you're otherwise healthy, can be used for pain relief (I tend to avoid ibuprofen). As you didn't lose consciousness or develop neurological symptoms (weakness, numbness) I surmise you will recover. Stay healthy &Good luck. ...Read more

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Hit head just above the ear child?

Hit head just above the ear child?

Look for Changes...: Look for changes in behavior. Children hit their heads often; most do very well after an accident. Crying in this case is good unless it is prolonged. Look for excessive sleepiness, vomiting, or change in mental status. If a bump (goose egg) is there and there is no bleeding, try a cold compress or sack of frozen peas. If vomiting does occur call your doctor or go directly to the er. ...Read more

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Hit left temple very hard; now has tender spot above his right temple. No dizziness, nausea, headaches, but his head hurts to touch.

Hit left temple very hard; now has tender spot above his right temple.  No dizziness, nausea, headaches, but his head hurts to touch.

See MD: Temple is very delicate area of scalp. You mentioned hit VERY HARD. Head injuries should not be taken lightly. A proper evaluation by a MD and he may need a CAT SCAN of brain to make sure that every thing is OK. These kind of injuries may associated with bleed just under the layers of scalp and / or contusion of brain. so these concerns need to be addressed. ...Read more

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Soccer ball kicked hard into my head, right away have headache and dizziness. Concussion?

Soccer ball kicked hard into my head, right away have headache and dizziness. Concussion?

Post traumatic: A concussion involves loss of consciousness, loss of memory, or combination of both. Regardless, sounds like your closed head injury may have affected the inner ear. To be safe, have a doctor look at you to make certain that no persistent issues need to be managed. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right temple not constant. Intermittent. Fell two years ago. Hit head on large jagged rock. Scalp broke. Some bleeding?

Sharp  pain in right temple  not constant.  Intermittent.   Fell two years ago.   Hit head on large jagged rock.  Scalp broke.  Some bleeding?

It may or: May not be related to the fall but it's hard to ignore if in the same place. Do you clinch or grind your teeth at night? That can cause a temporal headache. I can't offer a good solution but if it's bothering u i would get seen. Good luck. ...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?

Dr. Edison Han Dr. Han
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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?

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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Sore head down bottom left. Piercing headaches, in temples ringing in right ear?

Sore head down bottom left. Piercing headaches, in temples ringing in right ear?

Piercing headaches: DO SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR. HE OR SHE MAY RECOMMEND A NEUROLOGIST IF NOT BETTER. COULD BE MIGRAINE. ...Read more

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Poked myself in temple with knuckle hurt abit four days later rested temple on hand knuckle pressed into temple and felt pain now it hurts to touch?

Poked myself in temple with knuckle hurt abit four days later rested temple on hand knuckle pressed into temple and felt pain now it hurts to touch?

STOP POKING!: You are just aggravating a mild infammation of the vessels which travel through the temples (TEMPORAL ARTERIES) If they are still painful after you have left them alone for 2 weeks get it checked out with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Neck pain, top of head tender to touch, dull headache and cheekbone is sore. Wasn't hit or no head/neck injury recently ?

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Neck pain, top of head tender to touch, dull headache and cheekbone is sore. Wasn't hit or no head/neck injury recently ?

Pain in the neck: or cervicalgia, is the most common syndrome seen in PCP practice. May be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain and with associated symptoms headache, facial pain or TMJ. See your PCP for consultation. ...Read more

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Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Headache: May be migraine, may be something more serious. If these are new problems and have never occurred before, then you need to be evaluated to ensure that something more dangerous than just a migraine is the case. ...Read more

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Fell last week on stairs, hit shoulder/back. Mostly nerve pain. Don't think I hit my head, but freq nausea, spaciness & front right headache since?

Fell last week on stairs, hit shoulder/back. Mostly nerve pain. Don't think I hit my head, but freq nausea, spaciness & front right headache since?

Concussion: Sounds like possible concussion, even if you don't think you hit your head. Get evaluated by your doctor to make sure everything else checks out on your exam. ...Read more

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Left temple pain, only sore when touched... Headache?

Possibly: These symptoms are common when you're stressed. Less commonly the temporal artery might be inflamed. If the tederness persists beyond a day or two, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Lump on back of head ozzing headache cannot bend head back?

Lump on back  of head ozzing headache cannot bend head back?

See someone: Unclear what the lump is, but may be an infection. You need to see someone and have it looked at. ...Read more

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Do tension head ache hurt around my temples?

Do tension head ache hurt around my temples?

It may: During stressful times patients may clench their jaws. This activates the anterior temporalis muscle. If this muscle is contracted for too long it will fatigue nd eventually spasm. These spasms are felt as pain in the area of the temples. ...Read more

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Ringing in head plus head pain top of head?

Ringing in head plus head pain top of head?

Suggest you see an : ENT and audiologist for full evaluation. Ringing in the ears is usually from hearing loss and is not reversible but can be caused by some meds. You don't list any here. A full eval is warranted anyway . You have a long time to live and headaches are no fun. The two may be unrelated but start with the ENT ...Read more