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Does a brain injury cause a bloodshot and irritated eye?

Does a brain injury cause a bloodshot and irritated eye?

Depends: If the brain injury included a basal skull fracture, something called a carotid cavernous sinus fistula can form which commonly gets mistaken for a simple red eye. Another possibility is that the blink reflex has been somehow blunted from the brain injury, and the eye is red due to dryness and exposure. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Brain Damage (Definition)

Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more


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Can a brain injury on the left side cause pupil changes in the right eye?

Can a brain injury on the left side cause pupil changes in the right eye?

Yes, but....: If you are having these issues, you should be in an icu. This is serious. Pupil changes from head injuries are likely a precursor to a fatal event. If this is chronic, i rec a full neurological exam, then an eye exam by an md. ...Read more

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I fractured c2&c3and had a sever brain injury that caused me to be in a comma for 6 days now 10 years later I am having sever pain behind my left eye,?

I fractured c2&c3and had a sever brain injury that caused me to be in a comma for 6 days now 10 years later I am having sever pain behind my left eye,?

Many reasons: Could be a post-traumatic headache syndrome, but cannot rule out presentation of glaucoma, or even sphenoid or ethmoid sinusitis. Unlikely to represent new brain complication. Also, unlikely, possible giant cell arteritis, but get some blood testing with sed rate just to be safe. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have eye fluttering with a brain injury?

What does it mean to have eye fluttering with a brain injury?

Nystagmus??: With significant brain injuries or disease you may be describing actual nystagmus which are bilateral involuntary symmetric rapid small amplitude movements. Another possibility is eyelid myokymia. Needless to say, these are best addressed by your eye care physician to identify issues ; assess their impact. ...Read more

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It happens that a brain injury cause symptoms years after?

It happens that a brain injury cause symptoms years after?

Long term sequelae: There are long term sequelae that may be associated with brain injury. The more severe the brain injury, the more likely the sequelae. Mri technology has exploded in recent years and allows one to see signs of prior damage to white matter tracts or signs of small microhemorrhages. An example of a possible long-term sequelae is the development of normal pressure hydrocephalus many (>10) years later. ...Read more

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Can a brain injury cause derealization or depersonalization? I've been feeling like this condition

Can a brain injury cause derealization or depersonalization?  I've been feeling like this condition

Possible: Suffering a traumatic brain injury(TBI) can present with multiple types of psychiatric presentations. Your derealization/depersonalization could occur. You need to be examined by a specialists and rule out other causes and then provide some help either counseling or medications to help you ...Read more

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Can a brain injury cause dysarthria?

Can a brain injury cause dysarthria?

Yes: Damage to the area of the brain that controls the muscles of speech and swallowing can cause dysarthria. ...Read more

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Can a brain injury cause a speech impediment?

Yes: Brain injury can cause a speech impediment depending on the part of brain involved, structural damage to face, ears, nerves. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Brain Injury (Definition)

Brain injury is a condition in which the brain is damaged due to an injury. Brain injury often results when the head violently and suddenly hits an object or when an object deeply pierces the head. The symptoms of brain injury vary from mild to severe depending on how much the ...Read more


Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more