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What should I do if I have a severe headache after a fall?

Steven A. Meyers, MD
Diagnostic Radiology
A headache beginning after a head injury must be evaluated immediately. A brain scan may be necessary to make sure you do not have a brain injury that requires urgent therapy.

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