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Should I talk to my doctor about my cerebral contusion symptoms?

A cerebral contusion (a bruise on the brain), like other injuries to the head, can cause severe damage. If you have received a severe blow to the head, contact a doctor about your symptoms. Individuals who lose consciousness, have a severe headache, or cannot remember the injury need emergency treatment.

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