today, while playing soccer I couldn’t stop and hit my head to a tribune stand, I immediately ran to locker room and put some ice on the area where my head was hit then went back and continued playing soccer. Now, it’s been 8 hours since this happened and I still have the numbness in my arms and hand, which started after 20-30 mins after I hit my head. How concerned should I be?
I am a 18 yrs old male, with 185 cm height and 72 kg weight. I don’t use any pharmaceutical drugs. There’s a little pain, I’d rate it 3/10, but it’s mostly numbness in my arms and chest where I also hit while playing football.
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You need to get a MRi on your neck and a ct scan on the brain..
It could be nothing but it could be something that needs swift treatment.. Go to ER
Check your cervical vertebra
Do an MRI scan
Take it seriously
AN INTERNAL INJURY TO NERVES / SOFT TISSUES NEED TO BE RULED OUT.GET MRI / CT SCAN OF BRAIN AND CERVICAL SPINE DONE. USE SOFT CERVICAL BELT.
first thing that needs to be done in this particular case is a ct brain with contrast.
next thing i would suggest is a high resolution mri of neck region.
get back to me after the reports are done.
it does seem to be a serious injury. consult a neurosurgeon and get necessary investigations like MRI done.