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I hit my head really hard. How do I know if I should go see a doctor?

I hit my head really hard. How do I know if I should go see a doctor?

Head injury: 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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I hit my head hard yesterday and felt fine, but 24 hours later feeling dizzy, nauseous, flushed. Should i see a doctor?

I hit my head hard yesterday and felt fine, but 24 hours later feeling dizzy, nauseous, flushed. Should i see a doctor?

Possible concussion: A concussion can occur after trauma to the head with or without loss of consciousness. Symptoms 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 and over. Please obtain an emergency medical evaluation >. ...Read more

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I fell and hit my head on the floor should I see a doctor?

That depends: 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, on-going >. ...Read more

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Do you think I'll need to see a doctor if I fell and hit my head?

Do you think I'll need to see a doctor if I fell and hit my head?

Any 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

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I hit my head and lost consciousness two months ago. I haven't had any symptoms for at least 3 weeks now. Do I still need to see a doc?

I hit my head and lost consciousness two months ago. I haven't had any symptoms for at least 3 weeks now. Do I still need to see a doc?

Not really: two months later, why you are thinking about it now, if you do not have any symptoms like headache or memory loss, or vision problem, persistent nausea, dizziness, balance problem, trouble sleeping, feeling sleepy all the time, the list is long, then you do not need to worry about it. ...Read more

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I fell and hit my head on the floor this morning. Tonight, the pain has spread to the front of my head around my eyebrow. Should I see a doctor?

I fell and hit my head on the floor this morning.  Tonight, the pain has spread to the front of my head around my eyebrow.  Should I see a doctor?

Head injury: Although you did not lose consciousness, you may still need an evaluation by a physician. Some head discomfort is to be expected, but if you note severe or worsening headache,nausea,vomiting,drowsiness, or visual disturbance,an evaluation in the hospital emergency room tonight is mandatory. ...Read more

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Found a small bump on top of head that hurts, especially if touched. Around the size of a dime. Haven't hit my head. Should I ice it? See a doctor?

Found a small bump on top of head that hurts, especially if touched. Around the size of a dime. Haven't hit my head. Should I ice it? See a doctor?

Evaluate it: Without seeing it, hard to know what it is. Could be an infection, cyst that is on the verge of rupturing, or traumatic cut or wound. If there is purulent discharge or redness or foul smelling odor, it may be an infected cyst that needs drainage. It could just be a bruise from hitting your head that just needs some ice and time for recovery. ...Read more

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I hit my head 4 days ago. I had some headache and pain where I hit it, but I don't have either of those anymore. Am I fine now? Need to see doc or no?

I hit my head 4 days ago. I had some headache and pain where I hit it, but I don't have either of those anymore. Am I fine now? Need to see doc or no?

MAYBE NOT: If you were not knocked out by the injury,and have no problem remembering the events before and after it is unlikely you would need medical care.A headache, off and on would be normal. If you were to develop any memory difficulty,or problems with balance or normal daily activities, you may. ...Read more

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Hello Doc, on Saturday I hit my head on the corner of the wall, not to hard but it kinda hurts, I haven't had any symptoms of concussions, it just hurts where I hit my head. I'm a very paranoid person so I always think the negative. What should i do? Go

Do you have a bump?: If you have a raised area at the site, you may have a Sinhalese hematoma. This a small collection of blood between the muscles of your scalp and the skull. Nothing to worry about . It will resolve in time. For now Tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen ...Read more

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