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Have headache and blurred vision. Heavy object fell on head. Had Epilepsy. Treatment?

Yesterday a heavy object fell from a shelf in a shop and hit me directly in top of the head. I felt fine initially, this morning however my head is extremely sore, I feel sick with a headache and blurred vision . Do I need to go to hospital to get it checked out. Also I have been diagnosed with mild epilepsy when younger and have been seizure free for about 7 years
Asked On : Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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Dear patient

The nature of injury you describe seems not grievous. But only thing that is little bit of worry is blurring of vision. It would have been better if you would have described the exact nature of blurring of vision. If that was just transient phenomenon then there is nothing much to worried about. But if the symptoms are on going then you need to consult a doctor. I don't think presence of past epilepsy has any thing to do about of present set of complaints
Answered: Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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