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Parade Quotes Dr. Williams: We All Bump Our Heads Once In a While, but When Does a Head Injury Require Medical Attention?


The world was deeply saddened by the news of Bob Saget’s death last month. The actor and comedian was found unresponsive at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, and the cause of death wasn’t immediately clear.

However, Saget’s recent autopsy report has revealed something shocking: he experienced severe skull fractures, indicating his death was caused by head trauma. “They have concluded that he accidentally hit the back of his head on something, thought nothing of it and went to sleep. No drugs or alcohol were involved,” the family said in a statement.

Since we all bump our heads once in a while, this raises several important questions: How can you tell the difference between a minor head knock and a serious head injury? What are the signs you should see a doctor? Here’s everything you need to know.

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