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Persisting headache after many days of injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Brain and Spine
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I really need help. I have been getting headaches in my head round about 6 weeks. I got hit with a basketball on a friday. I was ok woke up on that saturday and it struck me. I have had headaches since then
User :   i have also have nausea for a while, and the headaches are all around the head. Round the sides ands tuff.
User :   Went to doctors, said it was fine. Checked my eyes and ears. I am wondering, could this be cuncussion?
User :   And if it is cuncussion, how can i help it?
Doctor :   concussion is transient and it will cause loss of consciousness

User :   I havent been unconscious though
User :   What do you reckon it is?
Doctor :   when did you got hit
User :   about 6 weeks ago on friday.
Doctor :  
exactly how many days back
User :   with a basketball
User :   could it just be my head recovering from the accident?
Doctor :  
is the head ache followed since then is persisting
User :   Yeah
User :   it didnt give me a headache the evening i got hit, but the next day it did.
Doctor :   ok
User :   what do you think it is?
Doctor :  
was a ct scan examination done?
User :   No

Doctor :  
persistent headache following head injury warrants a CT examination of head
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