Is there a cure for a cerebral contusion?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

A cerebral contusion (a bruise on the brain) is a serious head injury and may cause irreversible damage. The best recovery will be made by getting prompt medical attention if you suffer a blow to the head. A more serious injury may cause permanent damage because the swelling from the bruise pushes on the brain tissue causing changes in the brain's structure.

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