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Hi. About 5 hours ago I got hit on the head really hard when

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Hi. About 5 hours ago I got hit on the head really hard when getting a box out of my car trunk. The trunk fell on it. I called the doctor on call where I go when I have to and he said he would call back but didn't. Anyway........I have no headache, I have no vision problems, I have no slurred speech. Just wondering if I need to do anything special now or not. Where the trunk hit me is still tender which I suspect it will be for awhile. Any special sleep schedule? I just figured I would ask the doctors which I trust more than the ones I go to when I have to. I would self diagnose as no concussion. Not even a bump on my head, just a little tender, but I thought I would ask what to do and what you think. Thank you in advance for your time and expertise.


Sorry for the delay in answering your question.

Well, I wouldnt worry about this. You did the right thing by informing your doctor. But as of now, you do not need to do anything more other than monitoring. No special sleep schedules, carry on with your normal day to day work.

The things to watch out for are - headache, vomiting, excessive tiredness.

You are quite unlikely to have anything at all from this.

Do inform your doctor again though if you have any symptoms. You have to go to the ER for any severe symptoms like vomiting, which is of course very unlikely.

Hope this shows you the way forward - wish you good health and a quick recovery.

I trust my answer has helped you gain more knowledge and confidence about your problem and in knowing what to discuss with your doctor.

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