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Headache n pain after a fall

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Headache n pain after a fall
fell into tub while showering so hard the tub cracked. Head pain has not stop has been 6days. My body is in so much pain. I am 55 n female. I have no insurance so can not go to doctor have no money to give either. Last income was early 2008. Am trying to qualify for county help but a lot of red tape. What can I do to ease the pain? I tried heat pad, ibeprofin, tylenol-no help. My stomach get very sick when taking above mentioned pills and takes a while to recover from that too. My rib area front n back right side is very painful along w/the lower back rim of my head, hip, across the back right above tail bone, leg. - - I dont remember falling - just aware I was laying in the tub. It could be it just happened so quickly, I only remember my sister calling out my name and saying are you alright. Hopefully someone can let me know what I can do from home to relieve the horrible pain.


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replied February 21st, 2011
Brain and Head Injuries Answer A19874
Hello, and thanks for your medical question on E Health Forum.

The history provided seems that your pain could be due to soft tissue injury on the head, in the form of a contusion.

This could be benign condition which will resolve within 1-2 weeks.

You might also consider to continue the pain killers and also apply ice packs on the painful area. You should also take bed rest which will be a major part of the recovery process.

I hope this helps.



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