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Hit The Top Of My Head
I hit my head and my neck hurts the bottom of my head near the top of my spine connected to my head why is that?
I hit the top of my head on the freezer handle. The top of my head, right side and front is swollen and I feel pressure. The back of my neck is also ?
Common reactions: You describe a minor head injury. If you are knocked unconscious, or if you experience new symptoms (eg,weakness, double vision, seizure, loss of balance) or if you feel worse, you should see a doctor for an exam. Swelling is very common when the scalp is bruised, and neck muscles often tighten up, especially over the 2-3 days following the injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation.: The scalp may be infected with folliculitis or you have inflammation form a condition such as seborrhea or psoriasis. Other conditions that can involve the scalp includ an allergic reaction to hair products or cutaneous lupus. See dermatologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more
off & on sharp pains in my head on the right bottom on the back of my head and the top of my head on the right.bad stomach pains. blackouts.hot flash.
Neuralgia: Sharp pains in those areas of the head are consistent with neuralgia which is an irritable/inflamed superficial artery of the scalp and not within the brain itself. These tend to resolve without any specific treatment except Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil as needed. The other symptoms are unrelated and are nonspecific without other information. An examination by your physician is needed an proper referrals made ...Read more
Yesterday i reached down and hit the middle of the top of my head on the corner of my wardrobe. Now I have a throbbing pain in my left temple, help?
Common symptom: You had a "contusion" which can be associated w pain and swelling. Usually icing and taking an otc med like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, alleve, advil etc can be helpful. If other symptoms such as vision canges, dizziness, balance problems confusion arises- then proceed to be seen immediately. Otherwise- you just "bumped your head". ...Read more
I hit the back of my head on the corner of a wall and now the base of my head near my neck is sore when I move my head. What do I do?
Ice, motrin: if your spine is tender I would go and get X-rays. How hard did you hit? If you just stumbled and bumped it it's likely just a contusion. If you fell down hard may need X-rays if your neck is tender ...Read more
Need an exam.: You need to see a dr. And have an exam: could be neurologic, could be actual bugs. ...Read more
I bent up and hit the right side of my forehead on the corner of a fireplace hard.Pressure/headache on left side of head right side, right side stings?
My wife is experiencing headache after hitting the top of her head against the edge of the kitchen door cabinet?
Head ache: This can certainly be common with even mild head injuries, but caution needs to be taken. Depending on the extent of the force of her injury, she could have a subdural hematoma (SDH) which is serious and would need emergent treatment to prevent serious consequences, so,...the long and short of it is, without an exam, over the computer, a headache post a traumatic head injury needs to be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coup -contrecoup: Please see MD, Neurology or go to ER if you had loss of consciousness or severe head injury. Coup -contrecoup injury occurs when you hit one side of the head and the brain slams into the inside of the other side of the skull. You may or may not need a CT scan to rule out a bleed and study up on concussion and post concussion care to understand your head injury more clearly. ...Read more
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More Info Needed: You need to see a doc who needs to get more history and physical examination before an accurate diagnosis can be made. If these headaches are new and severe you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more