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Concussion? Should I worry?

On Monday at about 2:30am I got frustrated and hit my head (front, forehead area) with my hand about 3 times pretty hard. Afterwards I noticed some head pain, I went to sleep and then woke up at about 3pm with the same head pain and freaked out (I'm an extreme hypochondriac so I freak out very easily) so I went to the ER, they ended up giving me a CT scan which indicated that everything was fine. The doctor told me to come back if I notice worsening head pain or dizziness. Today when I woke up my head was hurting more (in the back of my head) I also felt dizzy, light headed, sensitivity to light, rining in ears, and so on so I went back to the ER, they looked over my CT scan from Monday and said I should be fine. Since then my head pain is still here and I've also been feeling a pain in the back of my head and the area feels warm and then cold sometimes, I don't know if that is normal with a concussion. I also don't know if this is my anxiety causing some of these weird symptoms, because my anxiety has been a HUGE issue the past few days and my anxiety has caused strange symptoms in the past. Should I be worried?
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1780921 tn?1499301793

You will be fine as the doctors in the ER have been telling you.Hitting yourself in the head like you described should not be enough to cause you to suffer a concussion, giving yourself a headache is pretty much all you did. I believe your anxiety is getting the best of you. Find a better way of dealing with your frustrations than causing yourself bodily harm.
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