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My bro 19 yrs old. He has been diagnosed with encephalomalacia starting stages. This is due to severe head injury 12 yrs back. What is treatment? Thnx
Head injury from syncope, hostpital? About 2-3 hours ago, 33 age, male, 140lbs. Fainted hitting his head and chin on counter. Continueous headache, blurry vision, freezing like tempatures, sideways gait, his temp is 97.2 degrees ferinheit. Treatment given
Extremely: Most healing occurs in the first 12-18 months. Rehabilitative efforts are most effective during this time as well. ...Read more
Review article: There is nothing proven to be clinically valid, but a number of ideas. A good review article (if somewhat technical) available to you on the net is: curr opin investig drugs. 2010 mar;11(3):298-308. Angiogenesis, neurogenesis and brain recovery of function following injury. Xiong y, mahmood a, chopp m. There may also be some evidence for progesterone. ...Read more
Can you tell me about person in coma after head injury regained consciousness after under going hyperbaric oxygen therapy?
When I was a diving : Medical officer, myself ; the master diver did two simultaneous treatment table sevens (in two side by side multiplace chambers on the uss kittiwake asr -13). Both men (divers) came in in full arrest - one by helo and one by water. One diver (who had drown) did not make it - the other diver returned to consciousness. I met him again years later ; he appeared to have resolution of his initial. ...Read more
Told I have a concussion. I had a head injury while negative, or is it just my concussion symptoms?
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
Hi, I suffereed a head injury 3 days ago where I blacked out upon impact but have no symptoms now. can I drink?
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?
Epidural hematoma: Extramural hematomas occur minutes to hours after head trauma. Some delayed 24 hours in children and adults over 45 years old. Extradural hematoma after a head trauma is either epidural (outside the dura but under the skull) or subgaleal (under the scalp but on top of the skull). Epidural hematomas can be life threatening because the bleeding is often arterial from a torn artery in the meninges. ...Read more
7 days after a head injury of a2 year old baby with no symptoms or other than subcutaneous heamatoma at the sight of injury ( 3 x 3 cm). What to do?
I hit my head on a car boot 2 and half days ago only got a headache no other symptoms should I be worried about a head injury?
18m, do floaters caused by a head injury disappear by time?If yes, how much? If not then is there any way to cure it completely or atleast improve it?
Traumatic floaters: Floaters following head injury may be serious or not significant. You should have a dilated retinal exam by retina specialist to rule out peripheral retinal breaks which could result in retinal detachment. Watch out for retinal detachment signs of 1. Lightning flashes, 2. Shower black spots going in many directions and 3. Field defect or curtain fold in visual field. Good luck! ...Read more
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Head injury with no symptoms except for mild pressure near front of head. Bumped head moderately hard behind suv trunk. Pupils are same.?
What is the question: Head injuries are common. The skull is built to resist most trauma and to protect the brain. Nasty bumps are common, but brain injury is rare. Repeated head trauma is not good and may end up with eventual brain damage. Protect your head, eyes, brain from repetitive injury. ...Read more
Can a past head injury mask symptoms of B12 deficiency? Could it lead docs in the wrong direction causing misdiagnosis
Can you clarify?: B12 deficiency can cause all sorts of neurological symptoms including problems with memory and focus; and so can a head injury. But severe B12 deficiency will also cause many other problems not associated with head trauma, including things like anemia or peripheral nerve issues. ...Read more
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