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Bleeding From The Ear After Head Injury
Yes: Sub-acute bleeding by definition is bleeding that occurs 3 -21 days after the injury or fall. I do not know the frequency of these types of bleeds but they do occur. Thus, after any head injury, even if rhe acute ct or MRI scan is negative, the patient needs to be watched for a few weeks afterward by family and friends and follow up with their primary doctor for rechecks. ...Read more
Can i stop the pain and thumping from nerve damage that occured from a car accident ? Head on collision, broken leg and ankle.
Pain control: Are you certain the cause of pain is nerve damage? Pain and thumping suggest an injury to muscle, joint or bone. Sometimes when nerves are injured they cause a feeling of burning, shocking or tingling. The pain of these two conditions is treated differently. Many pain medicines help with orthopedic injuries, gabapentin and amitriptyline sometimes help nerve pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For the experts - might the cause of bleeding from nose come from hitting back of head 10 days ago?
Could profuse sweating after trauma to head after a fall that causes bruising on the brain be a sign of trauma to the heart also?
Concussion a week ago after i hit the back of my head & neck. Feel better but have constant pressure behind nose and ears. Is it related to the injury?
Could be: You might want to ask your rheumatologist though. Based on your age, conditions and meds i can assume your rheumatolgist knows you best. Injury to the mastoids, sub dural hematoma can produce pressure like feelings. Might need to get a scan of your head if this persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause unilateral aching throbbing pain from the temporal area into the cheekbone gums & jaw? It started after ear surgery & craniotomy
Jaw pain: Do you have temporal mandibular Joint syndrome (TMJ). Patients have this who grind their teeth, chew gum, frequently eat uncooked veggies, has hx of jaw surgery/trauma. Patient can have inflammation of the jaw joint who are susceptible when they undergo intubation from general anesthesia. See your doctor and/or dentist to confirm. ...Read more
Hit in the back of the head with a foam dodgeball 12 hours ago. No loss of consciousness. No severe headache. Brain damage likely?
Not likely: Healthy 22 yr usually has a pretty hard-head. It has been 12 hours and you don't really have any concerning symptoms and so significant brain injury is highly highly unlikely. If u were 72 it would be a different story because of a possibility of a very slow bleed. So, just be careful playing sports/protect your head, otherwise you are lucky this episode. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after hitting your head would you notice signs of bleeding in brain? Hit head on corner of concrete wall 7 hrs ago. Have a headache.
variable: This depends on the size and location of the "bleed." something large or in more eloquent areas would probably be noticeable sooner than a small one in not-as-important areas. Very small one might not be noticed at all.In severe cases, you could lose consciousness. Also, if a hemorrhage grows, it could become more noticeable. Somethings can progress over minutes/hours, while others can take days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Following a nontraumatic head impact (against the door), nocturnal enuresis after 3 days. Strange sensation in the nose when squatting.
Consultation advised: Medicine is far to complicated to try and give medical advice based on one sentence of information. You may find a consultation at Health Tap helpful. For your problem an INBOX TEXT consultation is best. Include complete history of your current symptoms and be available to reply to questions from the physician. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Head injury getting hit with keys to my head not heavy keys but at close range lasceration & 1staple what can cause brain swelling or internal bleed?
Headache behind my left ear on head 2 days after a collision that caused me a broke foot on the same side of body is this symptoms of head injuries ?
Over the past four months I've been getting random nose bleeds. No recent head injuries, or injury to the nose. What could be causing them?
Random nose bleeds: Check CBC. platelet count, PT/PTT Likely dry nose due to allergies, put a dab of vasoline inside nose tip twice a day to moisturize . Picking causes trauma. May be deviation/platelets / clotting/vascular - usually more severe -Von Willebrands, Osler Weber-Rendu, ATT, antiplatelet antibodies, ANA, Medications like ASA, NSAIDS, alcohol ,cocaine, fish oil, ginger, tumeric f/u w/ doc ...Read more
Can a hit to the head cause brain damage? I was smacked at the side of the head and the back of the head with a t.V remote could anything bad happen?
After 4 days from a car accident, i still can't turn my head to the left. Pain behind ear and deep..And around to base. Causes?
Direct blow to inner side of ankle from chinch (girth) buckle riding horse still bruising/swelling a week later with severe tenderness. Just bruised?
My husband had a head injury Feb 3 and has been bleeding from the ear since. He had a CT and the doctor said there is a spot to be concerned about. H?
How's he doing?: How is your husband doing? Is he up and around? Speaking clearly ? Headaches? Head injuries can be complex. The fact that the injury was the beginning of February and your husband I assume is still doing well is a good sign. The blood from ear is concerning. Make sure you are seeing a neurosurgeon or at least a neurologist. The have the expertise your husband needs ...Read more
My friend had a minor head injury a week ago, and now he is hacking up blood in his mucus. Is that a sign of internal bleeding?
How can I treat a head injury that had minor bleeding , is it safe to wash with hydrogen peroxide ? Or what is recommended ? Is it safe to shampoo ?
No peroxide: If this is just a bump that. Bled a little no peroxide shampoo ok biggest problem may be surrounding hair if it needed sutures gental cleaning ok no peroxide if hair a problem might need to shave a small bald spot to hold a dressing dressing a scalp wound in hair is hard. I would be happy to discuss further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pupil is blown out, recent head injury no bleeding or loss of consciousness, dizzy and disoriented, could it be treated at home?
Would a mild head injury cause brain bleeding? Saw my doctor and have a mild concussion, said no CT scan is needed. Could this still happen?
Depends: "Head injury" doesn't mean the same thing to doctors as it means to laypeople. But practically speaking, whenever you have an unexplained nosebleed you should have it checked out. The blood may be coming from behind your nose. And even if it's coming FROM your nose, the nasal septum is supplied by 3 arteries, so whatever the cause, you can lose a lot of blood if it's not controlled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain behind my left ear lasts for second i had this experience 4 times for past 15 days.i don't have any head injury?
Stabbing pain?: You may have a variant of what are usually called stabbing headaches....except in this case the location of choice is behind your ear. Another possibility if the irritation of some small nerve twiglet behind your ear which for some reason is getting tweaked or stretched for some reason and then, it calls out to you....and you JUMP! See neurologist for further workup...maybe headache specialist. ...Read more
I have an ear discharge, clear watery not very heavy no pain or head injury for about 12 hours .What can it be caused by please?
I have had constistant vertigo for the past 2 months, no head injury, no ear infection. What is going on?
Vertigo: See an ENT for a full vestibular work up. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain behind the ear on my skull happend a year ago i had concussion have had no other head injury since
Sprain: If your injury was severe enough to cause a head injury, it is likely you injured the ligaments between your head and your neck. The mucles of the neck attatch to the bones of the head and can be very painful until healed. A year is sufficient time to heal this pain with the physical therapy you have probobly undergone. See a physiatrist for more help. Consider prolotherapy injections. ...Read more
How do I know if I have a serious head injury i got hit in head 5 times in different places from punches. There is only one spot that hurts when i touch and that is the temple. I don't know if I have the " battle sign" behind my ear but its starting to hu
Even : Even if you are a physician, and it doesn't sound as if you are, you can't be your own physician. You need to see a doctor, one who will thoroughly evalute you for acute brain injuries and perhaps order ct or MRI scans to see what injury may be present to the skull or the brain. Whether your injuries are from sports (boxing, other types of combat sports) or an assault you need to be properly assessed. Don't delay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Due 2 road acident i got head injury resulting damage of vestibuocolear nerve of my left inner ear's, ear drum is ok, i can't hear, any advice? Medicine
What can be the cause of constistant vertigo for the past 2 months without head injury, pregnancy, or ear infection?
Head injury 35 days ago. Lump is still there. Constant high pitch ringing on left ear. Right hand has had slight tremble just as long???????
My son fell and hit my hard wood floor on wednesday night at nine. He has a golf ball size of a bruise and bump on the right side of his forehead and a bump above his ear. He was showing signs of head injury so I took him to the er. They said to watch him
I am experiencing headache, nasal drainage, balance problems, dizziness, disorientation (worsened by: recent head injury/trauma) , ringing in ears...
No help online: Unfortunately, you need to be attended to medically, kindly see your doctor or go to the hospital, good luck ...Read more
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