My boyfriend has head trauma on the forhead and temple. There is bruising and redness. There is possible memory loss and dizzyness and pain in the top jaw. Inflicted areas are tender. He is a 21 year old male..
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Following head trauma it is common to see head bruising and pain..if there is signs of confusion or memory loss then he must go to ER AsAp for a CT and MRI ..
It is treatable and usually not permanent if treated early..
Memory loss is hardly to last over 1 month so no need to worry he will be ok
To be safe do a brain CT scan to make sure there is no internal hemorrage
if these are the symptoms then definitely he needs a medical consultation.
see a neurologist, get a CT and MRI done.
IF YOU ARE SURE THAT THERE IS A MEMORY LOSS COMPONENT,THEN AN ct SCAN OF BRAIN IS ESSENTIAL.
IF THERE IS NO MEMORY LOSS,THEN ANTI INFLAMMATORY TABLETS WITH REST IS SUFFICIENT
i do not feel you need to panic. take rest,analgesics and local gel applications will help.
wait for 3 days. if there is no improvement,consult a neurosurgeon.