Contusion

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