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Post-traumatic Headache

The post-traumatic headache usually occurs after a brain injury. The affected individuals experience sensitivity to noise. The headache usually resolves in three months.

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I feel foggy, my vision is hazy, and have pain across my head and behind the ears. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I hit the back of my head against the wall 48 hours back. I did not feel dazed or lose consciousness and felt fine with minimal headache. Since yesterday I started feeling foggy, eyes hazy, headache across the top of the head and behind ears. Clears with the tablet Tylenol. After sleeping...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query. I am sorry for such discomfort you are having due to the hit on the head. A concussion is an injury to the brain that results in temporary loss of normal brain function or level of consciousness, that results from mechanical force such as a hit....  Read Full »

How to manage the pain present in the back of my head after a concussion?

Query: Hi doctor, I got a concussion a month ago. The most painful symptoms such as head throbbing and difficulty concentrating have gone away. But still, I am experiencing some pain in the back of my head. It often occurs on the top left and right portion of the back of the head. I am taking Ibuprofen and...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like to know some further details about headaches. 1. Since when you started to have these headaches? since a month after concussion only? 2. In which part of the head you had a concussion and what hit your head? how many days of concussion pain lasted...  Read Full »

I have a headache and nausea after long screen hours. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I hit my head on saturday. No sign of concussion. However, yesterday, after working at the computer, I had a headache and little nausea. At the emergency helpline, they told me not to go to the emergency room and that I needed to rest. I am not able to see my family doctor. Is it possible...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. In online consultation, we doctors can not give official prescriptions or certificates. We can only suggest or advise medications. You can take a simple painkiller like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen twice a day after some food for three days. ...  Read Full »

Does a concussion result in one-sided pain in the head, temple, and jaw?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old female. My height is 5 feet 4 inches, and my weight is 188 lbs. 15 days back, I fell and have a mild concussion on the top of my head. My brain and cervical spine CT scan results were clear. Now I have a consistent headache since then, ranging from mild to severe, main...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V. Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It most likely seems to be a post-traumatic headache. Although the CT scan (computed tomography) was normal, I feel an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) needs to be taken to re-confirm there are no extradural bleed or subdural hematomas that may form after some time. If ...  Read Full »

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