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Head injury, forehead swelling, abrasion, lump at site of impact. No symptoms of concussion. Skull fracture possibility?

I had a fall last night and hit my head on the edge a ceramic tile step in shower. I hit right on my front hair line. I have an abrasion and a lump at the site of the impact. My entire forehead has swelling . I do not have any signs of a concussion and have been applying ice packs off and on today. Should I visit a doctor in the morning to rule out a skull fracture?
Asked On : Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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It seems that you had a minor head injury due to the fall. If there is no unconciousness, dizziness, vomiting or memory loss then there is nothing to worry. The mild hematoma will gradually subside over weeks.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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