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I t my head this morning getting into my car. on the side

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i hit my head this morning getting into my car. on the side above my right ear. i had a bit of a headache for a while this morning, now its a bump and hurts if i touch it. i feel fine otherwise; i worked a full day and went to a bowling game after work. but the bump makes me nervous
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

The bump is due to the inflammation of the superficial scalp layers.

Does not suggest any deeper injury.

You have been able to work normally and played bowling without much problem.

Little bit of headache is expected from the injury.

There is no sign of any intracranial bleed.

If you develop any sudden worsening of headache especially with bending, then you can get it checked by your doctor or urgent care.

In most cases, no further worsening is expected from this type of injury.

You should recover in next few days.

Best wishes,

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