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Head injury, concussion. Fever, weakness now. Normal?

Hi I banged my head quite badly two nights ago and had to have a staple put in, Doctor said I have a concussion and warned me I would have bad headaches for next few days but today I have a high temperature and feel sick, very weak and I just want to know is this normal after banging my head or should i be concerned? Thank you
Asked On : Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

First of all, I would like to reassure you that there is no need to worry regarding the head injury, as the current symptoms do not point to any internal brain injury.

The fever is most likely not related to the banging of the head. It could be a viral fever.

You can take paracetamol (tylenol) for relief from fever. If symptoms persist, you may consult a doctor.

Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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