Patient :Hello, I am 15 years old and last spring I fell and bumped my head on a cement floor. Everything was okay and we went to the doctor to make sure because I was having bad headaches from it. I did not pass out at the time of the injury and I did not feel nausious or vomit or anything like that. It was just like I had bumped my head and thats it. But it really hurt. So at the doctor they did a cat scan to make sure and everything came out normal and they said I just had an injury and that the pain should go away with in a couple weeks right? Well, that was last year and the headaches have been going on still and haven't stopped and I don't want to see another doctor because my grandparents have spent way too much money on this already and don't want to put up with it because they honestly don't know how bad it is for me. I complain, but I complain a lot and so they just think its normal for me to complain and they have gotten so used to me complaining about it, that they think its nothing, but its not. Its like sort of a numbness, but its not tingly. When I touch it, it feels numb like I can't really feel it, but I can feel it at the same time, but its NOT tingly at all. It hurts, but its more of a frustrating kind of hurt than a pain kind of hurt like I can't focus on anything. It still really hurts, but its more frustrating than hurting. Like when I hear really loud and sharp noices I freak out, its soooo frustrating and hurts my head a lot, like not pain, but like frustration. Like its all cloudy and congested, but not snot. It hurts thought too at the same time and you know how you have your head straight for too long and then when you move it again after so long, it kinda hurts like its frustrating like clicks in my head and weird noises when I move it like farting. Its in the top and back of my head. Mostly the back. Its no where near my forehead at all in fact my forehead is perfectly normal and doesnt hurt at all, its only the top and the back of my head. It goes all the way down the back of my neck too like to the top of my spinal cord where it stops. And I don't know what is causing this pain, the cat scan a year ago was normal and I don't know if anything I have done this year may have re caused an injury because I hit my head like all the time, but you know, everybody bumps their heads sometimes like not like a real injury when I smacked my head on the cement last year, but like just on accident general little bumps when I get out from under the bed or something like that, I mean its not as bad as when I bumped my head last spring and I used to hit my head all the time before I had the injury and nothing happened you know? So I don't know if that has anything to do with it, but we also went to see a physical therapist in the time closer to the injury last spring because we thought it could help my head and I am a swimmer and I wanted to get back in the water, I had been out of practice and my sports doctor said he wanted me to see a physical therapist so we did that and she basically had me do a bunch of exersizes to help my posture because naturally swimmers are bent over all the time and those didn't really help my head... I mean she said it could help my neck, which could also help my head, but that didn't help at all and she gave me a bunch of exsersizes to do for my posture, but it didn't help so I stopped doing them and my grandparents yelled at me cause they think that has everything to do with it and if I'm not gonna do my exersizes than its my fault my head isn't getting better, but I know my own head! I know how it feels and how I feel! Its not my posture! Before the injury I had terrible posture too and my head was completely fine! This has nothing to do with posture in my opinion so I just don't know. And at some points like when I go on a plane now, like we just recently flew out of state and back and then after my head was super dizzy for like a week or more and I never ever get dizzy when I ride on planes! And today its worse than normal, like some days its worse than others, but its like constant pain, always there, neer going away. Its always there its constant. It may be less or more pain at times, but its always there in some capasity. Can you help??
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