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Loss of consciousness, bright red blood from nose, headache, sore spot on head. Head injury?

Hello..last night I must have hit my head and passed out in the bathroom. I woke up and I don t remember what happened still but there was a puddle of bright red blood on the floor coming From my nose head hurts really bad like a migraine and sore spot on the right side of my head...What should I do doctor?
Asked On : Sat, 26 Jan 2013
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Thanks for writing your query.

You should go to the Emergency Department and get yourself examined and investigated.
A scan of your head should be done.

Nasal bleed and headache can occur after head injury but a clinical assesment is necessary.
It seems that there is a possibilty of concussion injury. Headache will subside within few days to weeks time. Giving proper rest to your body will speed up the recovery.

If the pain is severe you can take pain killer like Ibuprofen one tablet twice a day after meals along with an antacid.

If the problem persists, get yourself examined by a Neurosurgeon.

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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