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Is it necessary to undergo CT scan after a hitting my head in an accident? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Jan-2014
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I had a fall from my bike
User:and had a hit on my head
User:and when I had a fall for 5 min I was like could not rememeber anything
User:later on I was fine
User:do I need to go for CRT scan
User:can you please help me on this
Doctor:May I know how long ago did you have this accident?
User:last friday
Doctor:If you have no complaints now - no headache, no vomiting sensation, no dizziness and are completely asymptomatic
Doctor:then do not be worried about CT scan.
Doctor:Chances of fresh symptoms happening now is extremely uncommon.
User:no I don't have any such symptoms
Doctor:You can consider getting the scan if you develop such complaints in the next 2 weeks.
User:oh ok thanks
Doctor:But as I said, the chance of you getting these symptoms is extremely rare.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:just my parents are worried if If it will cause any problems
User:later on
User:is there any chances
Doctor:You need not be worried.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:Oh thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:thanks for your help
Doctor:Bye for now.
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