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Brain Injury Concussion
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
Traumatic brain injury patient(severe concussion)mostly recovered now just headaches caused by noise. legs now started jolting uncontrollably-am I ok?
Postconcussive syndr: You may be suffering from a postconcussive syndrome which primarily includes headaches/dizziness following a strong blow to the head or traumatic brain injury. There are ways to control the legs with medication, however, have you gotten a CT/MRI of the head yet if this was a severe blow? Wanna talk about it? www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi Key Code to make virtual appointment: PDXFNR ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for a one year old to vomit several times after hitting her head and not have a brain injury/skull fracture/concussion? No CT scan
Closed head injury: Vomiting tends to be more common in children following a head injury compared to adults. Depending on the severity of head injury the frequency of vomiting varies. Most head injuries from "hitting a head" do not lead to skull fracture or bleeding inside the head. CT is often not necessary. if the child vomits more than 3 times and/or there are other symptoms or signs then an evaluation is needed ...Read more
No: People can have many unusual symptoms after suffering a concussion, but craving sugar is not one of them. Post concussive symptoms are most often chronic headaches, memory problems, concentraion problems and personality changes...All of these usually get better within months of suffering a concussion. ...Read more
As a kid I "split my head open." An on site doctor "fixed" it, so I never went to an actual doctor. Could it have given me a concussion/brain injury?
Soft-Tissue Injury: In times past, people in general wore more cavalier about head injuries and were less likely to seek medial help afterwards. To split one's head open means that you suffered a laceration that was repaired. You may have suffered a concussion or brain injury but if so it was likely mild. Such injuries are treated with rest, hydration, and pain medicines. After the fact, it is impossible to be sure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Seconds to days: Most symptoms develop immediately or within a few minutes. On occasion, concussed patients may not notice symptoms for several days. One risk occurs in sporting activities when concussed patients have minimal immediate symptoms and are allowed to return to a game on the same day. Any athlete suspected to have a concussion should be held out of competition until cleared by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend hit me a bit with a pool noodle on the side of the head. Is this concussion or brain injury worthy because I've had two in my life before?
What do they mean by personality changes with concussions/brain injurys? Does that mean person who likes red now likes blue, or goes from art to sport
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
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