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Split on head, have a throbbing bump on the site of stitches. What can be done?

I was knocked to the ground and split my head to the point where i needed 7 stitches on the same side of this throbbing bump. The bump is right under the now scare from this incident. It s been 3 and a half weeks since this happend and now I m wondering weather i should go see the same doctor that took the stiches out or pay 20 more dollars and see a neurologist . Can some tell me what they think may be going on? Thanks.
Asked On : Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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Radiologist 's  Response
May 2014
Thanks for writing in.

From your description of injury, there might have been significant force associated with your fall to cause an injury requiring 7 stiches. You have not mentioned about a CT scan being done soon after the injury. Signs of a head injury requiring CT scan are as follows:

Loss of consciousness
Loss of memory
Loss of balance
Severe headache not relieved by medications

If you have any of the above, please visit a neurologist and get CT scan brain if felt necessary.

Hope this helps
Answered: Tue, 27 Aug 2013
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