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Anyone here ever hit their head so hard that you felt your brain bump?

Asked by loser (15012points) October 16th, 2008 from iPhone

Seriously, I felt my brain slosh into the other side of by skull.

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DrasticDreamer's avatar

I’ve done it once, when I hit my head directly in the center of my temple. I could have sworn, like you, that I could feel my brain hit the opposite side of my head.

That reminds me that I hit my head last night. I didn’t have the same thing happen, but I did punch the closest thing to me, which happened to be my bed, out of pure instinct. It hurt like a mother*@#*&#!

jvgr's avatar

No, but if you have, keep track of what’s happening to ensure that everything’s ok.

damien's avatar

Sounds like what too much Absinthe feels like!

Les's avatar

This is called a concussion. As jvgr said, make sure you keep track of yourself today.

syz's avatar

I was horseback riding and the cinch on my saddle broke while cantering uphill – I hit so hard, I wound up on my knees and had to wait for my brain to settle down before I could move without vomiting.

deaddolly's avatar

yes….i fell backwards off a stool and hit the wall. not fun. be careful.

loser's avatar

Thanks all! DrasticDreamer: I hit right at my temple too. I’m really tired and keep trying to fall asleep. I think maybe I will read up on concussions now…

mabd's avatar

Go to the hospital.

augustlan's avatar

3 hours later…loser, are you ok? Is anybody with you?

MacBean's avatar

5 hours now… I’m worried. Update us ASAP, loser! (I seriously hate calling you that. hahaha)

loser's avatar

Oh, sorry! I’m fine, just a little tender spot on the side of my head. My apologies for the worry!!!

augustlan's avatar

Whew! Thanks for the update!

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