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Head injury, pain, head heaviness. Taken painkillers. Treatment?

Doctor i happened to fall from the bed last night and hit my head on the floor in great force. It s really painful now, and i feel some kind of heaviness inside my head and the back of my head somewhere near d medulla oblongata is paining. I took painkiller today morning. Do you think there is any serious problem. Would highly appreciate if you could give me an answer.
Asked On : Sat, 28 Jul 2012
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How bad is your headache and which part of the head did you hit?
Has there been any episode of vomiting or drowsiness or nasal/ ear bleed so far?
Well you cannot specify pain near medulla oblongata . You can rather specify the haedache as occipital or back of head pain.
Because of headache and heaviness it is advisable to get a CT Scan brain ( plain) done .
Meanwhile if there is any swelling at the site of impact you can apply ice packs as well.

Answered: Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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