Handling For Head Bump?
I want to ask if I hit my head and then got bruised a few days later it healed after 3 or 4 days a lump appeared, how is it handled?
A hit to the head can cause a variety of conditions. A hit to the head will generally cause bruising on the head, bruises that occur are usually accompanied by a swollen head and pain when pressed. it usually disappears within 7-14 days.
the condition you are experiencing, may be caused by the bruise. maybe earlier the bruise was small so it felt like it had disappeared. But bruising can still develop and enlarge for up to about 7 days. especially if the impact on the head is quite hard.
But apart from that, the situation you are experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
Broken bones bleeding on the head bruised brain Therefore, it is recommended that you immediately consult a doctor first. You can check with a doctor in the ER, or to a surgeon so that the doctor can examine your condition directly. maybe later additional examinations such as blood tests, x-rays, or CT scans will be carried out if necessary. This way, the doctor can give you the right treatment.
if later your condition is only caused by bruising, then usually no special treatment is needed. You can apply a cold compress to the swollen area. Do not smoke
Here's an article that you can read about head injuries
may be useful. thanks