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I hit my head just above my right ear on the back hatch of

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I hit my head just above my right ear on the back hatch of my SUV 4 or 5 days ago and there is still some swelling and it is tender to the touch, thoughts? and what would you recommend for the swelling at 4 to 5 days after the occurrence?
JA: How long have you been dealing with the ear issue? Have you had any colds or flus recently?
Customer: its not my ear, its my head, and since I hit it, but it just occurred to me today that it was still swollen and tender. no colds or flus, a little allergies, maybe
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had a flutter, but it was cottterized. and it occurs rarely but I noticed it a little bit yesterday, and in the shower today I just felt a little off
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 11 months ago.

How large is the swelling?

Did it increase in size since it occurred?

Do you have any other symp***** *****ke nausea, dizziness?

Did you consult doctor or take any measure?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
not sure, its about like a quarter in length and about a dime in width, and sticks out maybe 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch.I have had a little blurred vision, 2 or three times I can remember. a little nausea, little dizziness in shower todayno
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 11 months ago.

How old are you?

Did you have nausea, dizziness for the first time?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
if you mean after it happened, I don't think so, at least I don't remember that
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
I am sorry for your symptoms.
Pain can become worse after sometime as the tissue swells up from inflammation.
In early stage, application of ice helps.
Now, it will not be that helpful.
Swelling will gradually go down in a week to 10 days.
Tylenol can be taken for pain.
If you feel increasing nausea, pain or dizziness,I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
Wish your early recovery.
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