Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
168 Doctors are Online

Hit in the temple. would I show any symptoms of bleeding ?

I know getting hit in the temple can be deadly, can a person generate enough force on their own to punch themselves in the temple and bust an artery ? If so, would I show any symptoms of bleeding ? And would I have enough time to go to the emergency room ?
Asked On : Sat, 2 Oct 2010
Answers:  1 Views:  337
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Anesthesiologist 's  Response
hit on temple is always danger as middle meningel artery can be injured and may leads to extra dural haemorrhage, even minor trauma can cause this. but EDM menifest with head ache and loss of cociousness and vomiting it nevergoes asymptomatic unlike chronic SDH, So if you dont have any symptoms dont worry. but injury is recent go and show to neurosurgeon.
Take care
Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor