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Red bump, blurry vision, dog bashed - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Thursday i was perfectly fine. The only thing that happened was that me and my dog bashed heads i had my mom check it out and there was a red bump. friday morning was ok. Friday afternoon however i developed and headache and i became neaseaus. I havn't thrown up. It has continued into today. I dont know if its do to me and my dog hitting heads or maybe an infection i dont know.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Dr
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   Do you have any fever ?
User :   let me check
Doctor :   Any visual disturbances ?
User :   i think my vision is a little blurry but like i can read this chat fine
User :   97.0
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how severe is the nausea ?
User :   not to severe like i havnt had the need to go to the bathroom because i think im going to throw up
User :   its just a small ache
User :   small to mild
Doctor :   was the bump you had very severe ?
User :   the bump on my head or the collision with my dog?
Doctor :   the collision i mean ?
User :   Oh it happened fast i was driving and my dog was in the middle (rottwiler) she saw a car turned her had fast and wacked it right into mine.
User :   head*
Doctor :   so how big bump is there on your head ?
User :   it was big painful and red yesterday its kinda going down now
Doctor :   In that case, this seems to be a contusion
Doctor :   a inflammatory skin swelling
User :   would that cause the visual,headache,and nausea?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   not at all
Doctor :   sorry
Doctor :   it can cause headache
Doctor :   and sometime headahce which is throbbing can cause nausea
Doctor :   but there are no visual symptoms
User :   I dont think my visual is that bad because im reading this chat fine
Doctor :   as i said, then there is nothing to worry about any sort of head injury at all
User :   i was at first kinda worried about a brain tumor but i dont think i have that
User :   this was before i remembered that me and my dog hit heads
Doctor :   there is nothing in your history that can lead to brain or head tumors
User :   yea i was perfect the day before
User :   and i dont have that in my family history
User :   so im guessing its rare in my case
Doctor :   yes thats right
User :   im going to get it checked out tomorrow
Doctor :   ok
User :   just to make sure i can pay basketball
Doctor :   but most probably you will be ok
User :   play
Doctor :   take some advil or motrin
User :   ok
Doctor :   this will reduce your swelling and reduce the headche
Doctor :   apply some icepacks and this will reduce it further
User :   ok
User :   why did it take so long to effet me?
User :   effect
User :   is that normal?
Doctor :   yes that is normal for the swelling to develop post the collision
User :   ok
User :   thank you bery much for your help
User :   have a nice day
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