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Hit my head. have constant pain. Took medicine, not cured. Now?

The other day it was raining and I was walking around outside and I slipped and fell & hit my head Really hard. Since then my head is hurting constantly and pain relieve won t do anything Because I ve been taking them and I don t feel any better. A few summer s ago I got in a car crash, it caused a severe Whiplash too my neck , and my neck is really bothering me know. Should i see a doctor? Medicine isn t doing anything. Thank you.
Asked On : Fri, 15 Feb 2013
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Head injury can cause various effects ranging from a mild concussion to massive intracranial hemorrhage. U immediately need brain imaging, preferable CT, to rule out any pathologies.
If there s any obvious intracranial pathology, u need a neurosurgical consultation. If not u may need to take better analgesics and migraine prophylaxis including antiepileptics or antidepressants.
Older age and alcoholism r risk factors for subdural hematoma from trivial injuries
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