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Feel tired, sore head after a hit. What are the signs of a concussion or a possible brain injury ?

Hi, I was throwing something into the trash can in my bathroom and I raised up and banged the top of my head on the towel rack above. I started immediately fearing the worst, but I do not currently have a headache nor was I nauseous. However, I am feeling pretty tired but that could be due to the late night and that I woke up very early yesterday. I also remember the entire event. My head is a bit sore, but that s to be expected. What are the signs of a concussion or a possible brain injury that I should look out for? And is it safe for me to go to sleep?
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

First of all, I would like to reassure you that your current symptoms do not point to any serious brain injury.

You should watch out for the following symptoms- severe headache, repeated vomitings, double vision, severe dizziness, drowsiness, etc. If you notice any of these symptoms, you should go to ER and get a CT scan of the head done, otherwise you can be at home.

You can safely go to sleep.

Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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