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Head injury, dizziness, large lump, bleeding, neck pain, numbness. Precautions?

I injured my head I slipped and my Large metal wire clippers Hit the back of my head I got very dizzy and fell when I got home I had a lump bigger then a goose egg and it was bleeding i had pain in my neck and when i woke up the smorning my neck was in so much pain and my head was numb the lump is almost gone though what could it be and what will happen
Asked On : Thu, 21 Jun 2012
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Hi Chranda,
The structure of the skin over the scalp is such that swelling appears immediately if soft tissue of the scalp is injured. This can results in goose egg swelling.
Pain in the neck can be due to the spasm of the neck moscles due to the fall. It can be relieved by taking painkillers and muscle relaxant under medical supervision. Give rest to the part for quick healing. Apply neck collar if needed.
You can get your head scanned for any other injury.
I hope I am able to answer your query.
Answered: Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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