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Head injury, frequent headaches where the indentation is.

About 15 years ago while in South Africa I fainted and hit my head on the concrete sidewalk. I was unconscious and bleeding from the head when my friends tried to pick me up. They picked me up took me to the hospital and I came to just as they were finishing putting in the stitches. I think there were 5 or 6 stitches. No one ever mentioned getting it further checked out. I was in my 20's and no health insurance so I didn't pursue it. Now it seems as I get older the indentation I the skull where I hit is becoming more noticeable and I get frequent headaches where the indentation is. Painful headaches that make me feel sick to my stomach. I told my doctor and o don't get any response about doing anything about it. Should this be looked into further?
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replied January 9th, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF !

I went through your query and i think such traumas for brain injury are important in first 24 hours only. If the time is elapsed, local causes for this headache should be sorted out. Indentation needs to be looked at and could be normal variation. Let your doctor have a look and proceed accordingly.


Take care


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