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Treatment for head injury due to falling on ice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   what should i do if i hit my head?
User :   by falling on ice, during ice skating
Doctor :   with what you had hit your head
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is there any swelling on the head
User :   its a bruise, and theres red spots
Doctor :  
User :   i dont have any headache vomitting, dizziness, etc
Doctor :  
did you loose any conscious after falling
User :   no, i just got right up and went to sit down
User :   or sit out
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if there is small bruises do dressing with antiseptic lotion
User :   what color should the bruise be? purple or red?
Doctor :   it can be either purple or red
User :   because im not so sure if it's internal bleeding or something, i'm just afraid if its bad that i'd have to go see a doctor
Doctor :   It is always better to see a doctor to know the extent of injury

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but if you do not have symptoms like headache, giddiness
Doctor :  
you need not worry
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