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Hair line fracture in back of head, having headache, slight giddiness, general soreness

I have a hair line fracture in the back of my head after a nasty fall a week ago and 3 days in hospital. For how long will I have symtoms - headache , slight giddiness, general soreness etc. I have been told to restrict my driving and strenuous exercise. After a month, can I emback on a supervised program to maintain my fitness? I am 58yo
Asked On : Fri, 27 Apr 2012
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After a head injury the symptoms may be persistent for 6-8 weeks. You need adequate rest and repeated investigations to detect any neurological deficit. Gradually you will recover and will come back to your normal routine.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Fri, 27 Apr 2012
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