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Persisting hard lump between hairline and neck post being hit. Cause of worry?

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Hi I hit the back of head between the hairline and top of neck a year ago and a hard lump came up and never went down it has not got bigger and I don't have any other symptoms. should I be worried
Posted Mon, 3 Jun 2013 in Brain and Spine
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ishfaq Habib 15 minutes later
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The Head injury is critical for the first 48 hours. any symptoms and signs that appear within these 48 hours are taken as serious. After a year a bump that is completely asymptomatic and do not increases in size is not having any significant. The swelling might be due to fibrosis that is formed as healing process after a possible injury.

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