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Bang on the head causing bruising and soreness for few days, later consistent headaches. Any ideas?

hi yes bumped my head fairly hard right side about inch above eyebrow. kitchen cupboard corner was the culprit. head was bruised and very sore for few days. No dizzines or sickness. Since then appear to have the odd headache feels like it cluster pain where i banged it.this happened 3 weeks ago. i am suffering lots of stress . any ideas on what it is. bit worried. thank you
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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Hi Laura Stanley,
Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, it seems that you have suffered only from soft tissue injury of the scalp with no internal brain injury.

Headache will gradually disappear in few weeks time depending upon the severity of the attack.
If the pain is severe, you can take pain killer like Ibuprofen one tablet twice a day after meals along with an antacid. As about 3 weeks have passed, doing hot fomentation will be helpful in decreasing the pain.

If your problem persists or you develop some new symptoms, get yourself examined and investigated by a Neurosugeon.

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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