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Pounding in the head with a lump formation after a fall. Bruise on the back of the head. Is there a bleeding in the brain?

So I fell backwards on Friday night and smacked my head against a door. It s now Monday night and my head is pounding. I have a lump and a tender bruise on the back of my head and when I step too hard it feels like it s jolting my brain. I m just a bit panicky as it s so uncomfortable nearly 72 hours on. Is it just the bruising coming out or is my brain bleeding .
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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hi thanks for your query
i want to know is there any vomiting or loss of consciousnesses for a while if not than nothing to worry it is just bruising coming out and takes few days to resolve till then you have to take some painkiller and antibiotics if open wound.
Answered: Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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