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Forum Name: Headaches

Question: Headache from hit on head


 michaelb123 - Sat Mar 01, 2008 7:23 pm

I was lightly hit directly in the temple playing basketball. That area is tender and I have a headache localized in the spot I was hit. I have no concussion like symptoms (nausea, blurred vision), but my jaw is a bit sore. Again, it was a light blow, but I am a little worried. should I be?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Mar 03, 2008 3:42 pm

User avatar Hello,
While head injuries should always be watched, it sounds like this is not something to worry about so unless you get other symptoms you can probably just allow it to heal itself. Vomiting, dizziness, nausea, slurred speech, etc. could signify a concussion and should be checked.

Good luck.

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