What causes nose bleed immediately after head injury?

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Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2015 in Head Injuries
Question: My daughter got hit with a shower head because the extension fell. She got a nose bleed right away. What should I do?
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Answered by Dr. Yogesh D 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Nose bleed is serious, take her to the emergency ASAP.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to healthcaremagic.

Nose bleed following a head injury is worrisome and needs to be investigated to rule out the intracranial hemorrhage.

Please take your daughter to the ER ASAP.

You might have to get a CT scan done to rule out intracranial hemorrhage.

I hope this will help you, kindly revert back once everything is settled.

Best regards
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