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Head Injury Unconscious Will
Post chemo & radiation had head injury
Unconscious since 2 days
3mm midline shift & chronic subdural hematoma
Is surgery required?
Very weak now
A head injury is a condition in which there is injury to the skull, scalp, or brain. The injury may range from a minor bump on the head or a more severe brain injury. The head injury may result in an open wound with visible bleeding or it may result in a closed wound with internal bleeding ...Read more
For what length of time can someone remain unconscious from a closed head injury (blow to the head)?
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
Several answers: If you have been unconscious more than 1 minute, if you have a penetrating injury (scalp laceration), fluid or blood emanating from nose or ears, speech disturbance, sensory loss, imbalance, visual disturbance, weakness, or memory loss, you need to be checked as soon as possible. Diabetics are more likely to complications but the same general rules apply. ...Read more
Open/Closed Head Inj: My HealthTap colleagues mentioned critical factors 2 consider after a head injury in relation 2 seeking care. I'd add that more & more we R learning about importance of getting evaluated after a "closed" head injury - the kind of injury that involves suffering a blow to the head or having your head jerked around a lot - even a "minor" one. (Think: football.) The effects can persist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Head injury i was hit in the head with a baseball bat about four hours ago and noow I am having nausea, dizziness and heaches. What should I do?
Head injury with swelling around eyes and at point of lash and swelling spreading. Wat should I apply to the injury?
Ice: Have someone with you for awhile. Ice to reduce bleeding, rest sitting up, unless fuzzy. If unconscious at all go to er. What was cause? ...Read more
CAT SCan: Computerized tomography (ct) scan of the head allows the brain to be imaged and examined for bleeding and swelling in the brain. It can also evaluate bony injuries to the skull and look for bleeding in the sinuses of the face associated with basilar skull fractures. Ct does not assess brain function, and patients suffering axonal shear injury may be comatose with a normal ct scan of the head. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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