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Head trauma, numbness down the side of temple area

Hi there, I was headbutted outside a bar when I was 16 years old, it has left me with a scar that's about 3 inches on my forehead, I walked home and I went to bed but my dad was watching over me to make sure I was ok, i never went to the hospital as it was late at night and I was on my own, and by the next day was starting to scab over, it has never bothered me until now I'm 24, the scar has quite thick tissue and protrudes a little which I'm paranoid of, I've also been waking up with numbness down the side of temple area which goes after about 30mins after waking up, is this something to worry about?
I appreciate any input and your time. Thank you
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replied November 24th, 2018
If this scar is bothersome then you should consult a plastic surgeon after a proper referral. Regarding the numbness patch It can be related to superficial nerve injury which was sustained as part of the head injury.


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