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Can A Sgnificant Head Injury Stunt Your Growth
Medications: Frequently when a patient with a traumatic brain injury recovers he/she goes through different stages. Where he starts depends on the severity of the injury. The patients may have agitation and confusion as they improve. This is treated with medications such as valproate, seroquel, (quetiapine) inderol. This helps to calm the patient. ...Read more
This is plenty: The number one thing to worry about in a head injury is the brain. This is also the number 2 and 3 and 4 etc thing to worry about. The brain is the most complex organ in the body. Lots of things can go wrong and often do. Answering this question fills books.. Eyes, ears, mouth, jaws can be injured too but the effects are usually obvious soon after, while brain injury may not appear for months. ...Read more
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We don't...: ...You do, or whoever saw the child get hurt. We do know how serious a head injury may be, by something called the glasgow coma scale: http://www.Unc.Edu/~rowlett/units/scales/glasgow.Htm we use that to decide how to manage the injury. Of course, if there is an obvious wound, that will need to be treated as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Head injury: It really depends on the severity of the head injury, a mild one then going back to school should be no issue. A more severe injury with loss of consciousness could require more time. Best to discuss this with you treating physician as he/she will have a better understanding of what took place and can give better advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impaired function: Head injuries can cause headaches, nausea, arm or leg weakness immediately. Later, the effects of a concussion can be present, that would affect your physical state, thinking ability, emotional state, and can affect your sleeping pattern. If you are concerned, see a physician who can evaluate you for post-head injury symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exam: In general, by keeping the injured person awake, it allows for others to watch them closely in case the injured person begins to display neurologic changes early and allow for a more prompt trip to the hospital. If someone is sleeping, it would be much more difficult for an observer to know if the injured person is deteriorating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much: Unless your head injury was severe enough to cause brain damage at the time, and i'm guessing not as you are able to be online asking this question, you should not develop new brain problems now. If there was focal brain damage at the time, there is always a risk of seizure after several months but this is exceedingly low. ...Read more
What to do if I could not smell or taste due to a head injury is there a name for this condition y?
Ansomia: This is common after even a relatively mild head injury & is related to disruption of the olfactory nerves (the sense of smell nerves). They are easily damaged as they pass through the base of the skull between the eyes. Unfortunately, recovery from this is rare. Other than not being able to smell smoke, the condition is not dangerous. Taste is involved because much of your taste is assoc w/ smell ...Read more
Can you develope sezures later in life after a bad head injury i had one at age 14 just now turned 50 and am having partial sezures?
I had a head injury again, after i did a few months ago, and now when i am reading i replace words, and get confused, could this be permanent?
Feeling a lot of pressure on top of my head, like someone pushing my head down. Sometimes if feels hot. I never had any head injury in my life.
Hit my head on some metal after recovering from a head injury from 5 months ago. foggy and afraid i will never get better. Could this be forever?
I'm taking a whole host of meds and suffer bad migraines since a serious head injury, are any of my meds conflicting and making my migraines worse???
I had a head injury as a teenager. I'm 45 now. I never saw a dr. When the incident occurred but I am wondering about any future problems. What can I e?
More info needed: Important info needed to provide more help include the details of the head injury- loss of consciousness, presence or absence of coma, and/or residual deficits. Other factors that influence the future include subsequent concussions/head trauma, concomitant medical problems, history of drug/alcohol use/abuse, smoking history, and degree of cognitive stimulation/education. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am S/P closed head injury from a fall. We are currently testing to see if there I pituitary involvement. Fall was 8/15/2016. The past few nights I h?
Question cut off: Please resubmit & include a clear & specific question. ...Read more
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