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I fell 10 days ago while jogging and cracked my head on the

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I fell 10 days ago while jogging and cracked my head on the sidewalk. Didn't lose consciousness, but it hurt enough to make me gasp and cry for a minute. Hit hard on my right forehead/brow bone; iced it 20 on 20 off. It got swollen and bruised badly, very tender. Did not go to ER or Dr. Now bruise is almost gone, but I have a small tender loose bump at my eyebrow, some mild headache, and I wonder if I should have gone to the ER? Or should still go?
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You absolutely must see a doctor.

This is still a concussion by definition.

You could have damage or post concussion syndrome.

even a chronic bleed could develop.

So an exam preferably by an internist or neurologist would be desired.

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