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I'm diagnosed with schizophrenia. My doctor at the time asking if I had head injury. I did, but did not tell them. Do I have TBI instead of Sz?

I'm diagnosed with schizophrenia. My doctor at the time asking if I had head injury. I did, but did not tell them. Do I have TBI instead of Sz?

Good question: You may have suffered a traumatic brain injury, and could possess a post-traumatic encephalopathy. However, symptoms of schizophrenia are very different, and a psychiatrist should be very adept at distinguishing one from the other. Neuropsychological testing may be the way to sort out. ...Read more

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Anger (Definition)

Anger is a symptom in which a person has too much anger, gets angry too quickly, gets angry too easily, or is angry for too long, when compared to the average normal person who experiences a similar situation. Anger is a strong feeling ...Read more


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Could I be angry all the time from a head injury 5 years ago?

Could I be angry all the time from a head injury 5 years ago?

Post trauma syndrome: Common long term consequence of head injury includes mood disorder. In addition, headaches, dizziness, poor sleep, depressive reaction, poor concentration, etc. These issues need to be addressed by your doctor. Counseling may help and at times mild tranquilizers or mood stabilizers may help. Good sleep patterns are important. ...Read more

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How likely am i to get another serious head injury if i had an enclosed head injury 5 years ago?

Hard to say: There are some studies of some significantly increased risk in the first year or two, but individual long-term risk may have a lot to do with lifestyle and the seriousness or effects of the original injury. What is important is to try to reduce risk. Individuals recovering well from a brain injury develop vulnerability for more serious consequences of a 2nd injury, alcohol, and other risks. ...Read more

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Could head injury cause problems years later?

Could head injury cause problems years later?

Late effects CHI: A person with a head injury bad enough to be admitted to the hospital, has a 65% chance of having long term findings on neuropsych testing, so yes head injury can have profound long term effects. ...Read more

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I've had head injury causing issues years later?

I've had head injury causing issues years later?

Yes: If i understand your question, head injury can cause lots of problems years later. ...Read more

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What to do if I have head injury causing issues years later?

What to do if I have head injury causing issues years later?

See a specialist.: There are neurologists who specialize in the management of head injury (behavioral neurologists). ...Read more

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6 years old started vomitting 4 days aftet head injury. Could this be related and serious?

6 years old started vomitting 4 days aftet head injury. Could this be related and serious?

Likely due to injury: If there is no other reason for vomiting such as fevers and diarrhea then it's likely due to the head trauma. Which means it would be important for the child to be seen. ...Read more

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I suffered a head injury about 3 years ago. Is it normal to still be getting occasional migraines & to still have issues with short term memory?

Concussion: Look up concussion. These seem to be post concussive symptoms. All head injuries vary and depend on the extent of the head injury. Yes is the answer to the question and both seem to improve over time. Having a neurologist or neurosurgeon with the help of a neuropsychologist can be helpful. ...Read more

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I've had a head injury and concussions over the years. In the last 6 months I have had recurring post concussive symptoms but no new trauma. Why?

TBI: Symptoms can persist for a long time. Once one has a significant TBI even a minor trauma can precipitate symptoms. Consider seeing a TBI specialist. ...Read more

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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


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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more