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I slipped off a banquette act 1 hr ago... have hit the right

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I slipped off a banquette act 1 hr ago... have hit the right t side at back of my head... there is a big bump.. have put Ice on it. feeling a bit woozy... and have had 1 Volterol and drinking lots of water... its just one bump.. its had ice on it for art 1/2 an hour and the rest seems to have gone down towards my neck ...lying down.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you experiencing any numbness or tingling?
Customer: No .. it happened about 1 hour ago and just feel a bit strange.. could be the shock.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no nothing with the head... have a lot of titanium on my right side.. i.e. a femur and elbow... the bump s about halfway on right hand side of the head... putting more ice on nw. just feel a bit od
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 9 months ago.


Myself Dr Josh- and I’m happy to help with your question today.

Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

Any bleeding or discharge from ear/ nose?

Numbness in one side of body?

Are you feeling dizzy?

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Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 9 months ago.


Thanks for staying Online.

I am sorry to hear about your problems.

Well, it could be related with a hematoma. It is the collection of blood outside of a blood vessel.
Also such bump can be a tiny, with just a dot of blood or it can be large and cause significant swelling.
You should continue with ice packs and take adequate rest.

For associated pain you can take OTC painkiller -Motrin.
You should apply ice packs for 10-15 minutes for atleast 3 times a day. And usually symptoms will start disappearing by its own.

The serious symptoms, which are associated with head injury are- Seizures, Weakness in arm or leg, Dilated pupils, bleeding or fluid discharge from ear or nose. It is good to hear that you don't have any such serious symptoms.

Please follow measures, as advised above.

God bless you and take care.

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