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Was in car accident. Have headache and sleepiness. Diagnosed as soft tissue injuries. Recommendations?

swelling in brain before falling asleep - Iwas recently in a car accident and had a headache when the car stopped I don t remember hitting my head - Iwent to the er and was told Ihave soft tissue injuries. However since the accident I ve had the headache and now am sleeping a lot. According to my daughter Iam passing out and fallen to sleep. I caught myself one time black out where she said I feel asleep. My head feels like it is swelling up inside right before Ifall asleep.
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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Hi there. I think what you describe here needs to be taken seriously. You need a MRI scan now to rule out what's called a "sub-arachnoid heamatoma". Please go now and good luck with it.
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