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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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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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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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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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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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What is the cause of pain behind right eye and in right side of brain? Had it for 3 days after bad weather and sleep cycle change.

What is the cause of pain behind right eye and in right side of brain? Had it for 3 days after bad weather and sleep cycle change.

Suspect migraine: Unilateral headaches lasting for 3 days are most often migraines. Weather and sleep cycle disturbances are commonly reported by patients as migraine triggers. However, if you've never had a headache that feels like this before, you should be examined by a doctor to make sure this isn't anything dangerous. ...Read more

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What causes right eye pain when looking to the right (pain on right side of temple)? Ct scans of sinus and brain we're normal.

It could just be eye: Strain or inflammation of the muscles surrounding your eyeball. Consider seeing an ophthalmologist. Try taking otc nsaids. If there are no other symptoms such as visual blurring, headache, dizziness, fever etc, i won't worry much. (try to look at the left. It may help. Or are u watching too much tv or doing facebook? Joke!) take care ! ...Read more

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I had a lump on my head, left side.Is like a hard bone feeling, headaches & Isee blurry with the periphery of the right eye.Could it be a brain tumor?

I had a lump on my head, left side.Is like a hard bone feeling, headaches & Isee blurry with the periphery of the right eye.Could it be a brain tumor?

New onset headaches?: The likelihood is that you are having migraine headaches BUT if you are having these symptoms and they are brand new or significantly different from previously then, an appointment with your physician should occur right away. However, not because of the lump you feel. The most common reason for lumps on the head people find are lumps on the head that are supposed to be there. Let us know wassup. ...Read more

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My head is hurting. I've recently been recovering from a traumatic brain injury over a year ago. What is the problem.? Back left side of head hurts.

My head is hurting.  I've recently been recovering from a traumatic brain injury over a year ago. What is the problem.? Back left side of head hurts.

Postconcussive HA: Your headache may be what is referred to as part of a postconcussive syndrome. Or post dramatic headache. The good news is these headaches are generally self-limited which means they tend to go away on their own. The bad news, it can take time. A good neurologist or headache specialist is well-versed in treating these types of headaches. Seek one out and they should be able to help you. ...Read more

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Why is it that I can only move 2 toes on my brain injury effected side foot what is this caused by and why?

Why is it that I can only move 2 toes on my brain injury effected side foot what is this caused by and why?

Nerve tracts: you have neurological tracts that run from your head to your feet. If you cannot move your toes u may have to talk to about these very serious effects ...Read more

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I had a brain injury in oct of 2012 from an mva. I have partial paralysis on my left side. Are there any beneficial exercises to help get function bac?

I had a brain injury in oct of 2012 from an mva. I have partial paralysis on my left side. Are there any beneficial exercises to help get function bac?

Brain injury: The old adage "use it or lose it" is never more true than in brain injury. Think of your brain as a muscle. The more that a person uses their brain, the more adaptable and powerful it becomes. The brain is more rested in the morning so that is the best time to do exercises. Work with an occupational and/or physical therapist to develop exercises specific for your deficit. Practice daily. ...Read more

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


Pupil (Definition)

The pupil is the opening in the iris inside of the eye though which light is focused on the retinal film at the back of the eye. The iris can open and close in response to light to vary the amount inside the eye. It is what looks red, in the ...Read more