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Head injury, cut 1.5-2 cms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi, 5 days ago hit my head, had a cut about 1.5-2cm. stopped bleeding after about an hour. Do not have a lump on the area, have a dull pain in my head - not exactly in the area i hit. Should i go see a doctor or are these normal symptoms?
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   can i expect, a dull pain for a few days?
Doctor :  
its been five days
User :   yes
Doctor :  
then dull pain will be there
Doctor :  
was the cut sutured
User :   how long would something like that normally last
User :   ?
User :   no
User :   ya i cleaned it
Doctor :  
a week or two
Doctor :  
but if giddi
Doctor :  
User :   no, nothing like that
User :   the pain is not in the area i hit though?
Doctor :  
or intense throbbing pain is there
User :   i dont have a lump or anything in that area its more the opposite side of my head
User :   no
Doctor :  
it is called concussion
Doctor :  
that is the inner injury due to the force
User :   oh, ok thanks
Doctor :  
the matter insides sustain an injury on the oppsite side
Doctor :  
just like an rebounce
Doctor :  
if it continues
Doctor :  
it require medical attention

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