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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?
Hi, I suffereed a head injury 3 days ago where I blacked out upon impact but have no symptoms now. can I drink?
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
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?
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