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Head injury, pressure on top of head, softened spot near injury site. Cause of concern?

hit the back of head hard a week ago. pain went away after a short period. no other symptoms but since then I ve had off and on pain or ache, just pressure in front and top. also, just had my first professional massage...therapist said I had a slightly softened spot near injury sight. Anything to be concerned about? didn t seek medical treatment. no insurance.
Asked On : Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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This softened spot seems to be due to a local hematoma due to the local bleeding caused by injury.
The feeling of pressure is because of this hematoma only.
Since you don't have any other symptom,nothing has to be done in particular.
Your symptoms shall go away once this hematoma gets resolved of it's own and may take around three weeks in doing so.
Answered: Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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