By: Julie & Erin

What is Contusion?

A contusion is a bruise (bleeding) on the brain.

What Are Symptoms of Contusion?

  • Skin discoloration
  • Pain
  • Swelling

What Are Causes of Contusion?

A contusion is often caused by a minor accident (hitting, bumping head).

What Are Risk Factors of Contusion?

  • Children and teens

  • People who play contact sports

  • People with blood-clotting problems

  • People taking blood-thinning medicine

How Can You Treat a Contusion?

  • Icing head

  • Pain reliever medicine

How Can a Contusion Be Prevented?

  • Proper safety equiptment