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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i had a flag pole fall on my head on saturday. (like the eagle that is on top of a flag pole) i still have a headache. but no other symptoms of a concussion. should i go into the doctor?
Doctor :   Hi
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Doctor :   so its been 2 days right ?
User :   yea it was saturday afternoon. i don't think i had a headache on sunday. but all yesterday and now this morning i have one
Doctor :   usually after trauma, the pain begins later on and it subsides

Doctor :   do u have any weakness, any numbneess, or changes sensation, etc ?>
User :   nope
User :   i think i just have a bruise on the top of my head. cause it hurts a bit when i press on it
Doctor :   then, i would not worry much

Doctor :   the pain is due to the bruise, and will last no more than 1 week at the most
User :   so just taking aleve or tylenol should be ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   just give first aid to the affected part, and u will be fine
User :   ok thank you!
Doctor :   u are welcome
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