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What Could Be The Cause For Pain At The Back Of The Head In A Dementia Patient?

Good evening, My client who has dementia was complaining about the back of her head. She said it was hurting. I examined the back of her head right side. I felt like a round minor puffed up bump. She explained she was alright so i left it alone. Then about a half hour she was complaining about the right side but up top side. I told her son we took blood pressure it was 162/101. She is 74 insisting she is fine.I am concerned. What should her son do.
Thu, 1 Aug 2019
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hello,

BP is high and needs to be controlled with suitable anti-hypertensives.In view of a bump, a local cold compress should be attempted to relieve pain. If necessary paracetamol orally would suffice.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Tushar Kanti Biswas, Internal Medicine Specialist
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What Could Be The Cause For Pain At The Back Of The Head In A Dementia Patient?

Hello, BP is high and needs to be controlled with suitable anti-hypertensives.In view of a bump, a local cold compress should be attempted to relieve pain. If necessary paracetamol orally would suffice. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Tushar Kanti Biswas, Internal Medicine Specialist