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History Of Head Trauma Penetrating Injury
Possibly: Fractures will usually cause the most pain, but if there is massive blood loss and shock the patient will become comatose. In that state, the brain shuts down and we don't think pain is experienced as when awake. So, in the wake state, yes it is painful; in a coma, not so much. ...Read more
No, trauma does not : Cause ms. Rather it is a disease in those who possess a genetic susceptibility, brought to clinical attention by environmental causes, and this sequence evolves into an autoimmune process. Injury may seem to worsen ms, but this represents an additive damage, not a cause. ...Read more
Multiple Injuries: Multiple injuries can result depending on the amount of force and how it is applied. Injuries may include spleen laceration, liver laceration, kidney laceration, or injury to the bowel. In high impact injuries, traumatic hernias of the diaphragm or the abdominal wall may also occur. ...Read more
Direct sternal injury 2 years ago with chronic pain. Recent diagnosis of first rib injury with brachial plexus involvement. Changes of recovering?
Minimal: It seems you had enough time for spontaneous recovery. I would seek surgical correction of the rib to remove any pressure on the brachial plexus. ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes the force that hits the eyes is sufficient to carry enough energy to the lens that it will opacify and become a cataract. That in fact is why the name traumatic cataract exists. ...Read more
MS / injury: Multiple sclerosis is not due to injury. It is affected by genetics, sunlight exposure / vitamin D, and possibly by other factors. The causes are not known with certainty but injury is not one of them! You may find this information about concussions helpful: http://www.neurocuro.com/concussion/ Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can a repetitive strain injury to the neck be the culprit of complex regional pain syndrome? Had foot injury 2 years after neck injury..
Yes: they can be related. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.comGet a more detailed answer ›
Sort of...: Head injury can injure the brain in such a way that the symptoms mimic bipolar disorder with impulsivity, irritability and mood instabilty. It wouldn't be true bipolar per the dsm but we would essentially treat it the same way with mood stabilizers and possibly antidepressants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could trauma to back of head due to falling back on concrete bruising brain .. Causing seizure, profuse sweating be a sign of trauma to heart ?
No: Traumatic brain injury is defined as damage to the brain resulting from an external mechanical force, such as rapid acceleration or deceleration, impact, blast waves, or penetration by a projectile. Stroke would represent a non-traumatic brain injury which does not involve an external mechanical force. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could getting hit in the face causing a fractured facial bone and concussion count as tbi (traumatic brain injury) for military enlistment purposes?
For awhile, yes: This form of death may or may not happen quickly -- and in the interim there could be great pain but little ability to do anything about it. Eventually you might exsanguinate, but the length of time depends on the extent and type of injuries. Hoping you are not planning to try this. And if you are, please tell your doctor, your therapist, or a trusted friend. Get help for yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do people with pba have history of head injuries or major psychological trauma? And does pba associate with other neurological disorders such as als?
Pseudobulbar affect: (pba) has several causes including ALS and tbi as you mention. It has also been described in hypertensive encephalopathy, multiple sclerosis, parkinson's disease, or pseudobulbar palsy to name a few. The term refers to involuntary or uncontrollable crying/laughter which is frequently mood incongruent. Neudextra has been shown to be useful in reducing these emotional displays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Canadd/ld/adhd become a more probable concern with a series of concussion like head injuries w/ trauma. Stage 3 concussions, I've had 5 in within 4yrs?
Yes: Head injuries can result in a drop in the function of your prefrontal cortex. That is the area of the brain that controls your impulses and helps attention span (the area already affected by adhd). It can also lead to word-finding and short-term memory problems, issues already present in people with adhd and ld's. Be very careful and always give your brain a rest after a head injury. ...Read more
Have a concern re: two recent incidents involving nose bleeds. Was cleaning my left side when blood came gushing out rapidly... Rather than the usual slow drip. Have not had any head trauma or injury. I do have lots of stress taking care of my aging fa
Epistaxis. : Stress is unlikely to be the reason for this nose bleed; it may prolong the nose bleed if associated with long standing high blood pressure, but does not cause it on its own. Most common cause is nose picking. Many local and systemic conditions can cause nose bleed. If it persists, see your fp or ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had head trauma and no sign of brain injury in MRI but i still have these tingling sensations in my head for 2 years now will this be permanent ?
Pins and needles: Or tingling headache. It is a part of the post concussion syndrome. Often accompanying the condition are symptoms of post-traumatic syndrome such as vertigo, blurred vision, memory impairment, reduced attention span, difficulty in concentrating, sleep disturbance, anxiety, depression, mood changes and irritability. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerves in head react to sun and iritate my head making me have mood changes also my personality changed had head trauma no sign of brain injury in mri?
Question is ?: Significant head trauma can possibly cause personality changes. I've never heard of sun- reactions initiating lasting mood changes. Perhaps your changes in mood are only created by worry. Best way to find out is to seek psychological or psychiatric help. At 19 you are vulnerable to worry and anxiety. Please seek help to alleviate your concerns which may have no basis in reality. You're normal. ...Read more
In 1996 facial trauma in 2005 severe head injury concussion intense pressure pushing out wards very tired. severe popping sound on top of head .
See Neuro: With your History, it would be best for you to see a Dr. and get eval, a neuro Dr. if possible. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can severe & chronic head pain from multiple injury/repeat traumas from abuse (left unsuccessfully treated) over long period of time, cause epilepsy?
Unlikely: there is a possibility of seizures if the blows to the head have caused loss of consciousness or fractured skull ...Read more
Unfortunately no: Although we are making strides in tissue transplant techniques and stem cell therapy, we have not advanced to the point of whole eye transplant. The optic nerve, would need to connect its 1.5 million axons (the "wires" of the nerves) with the brain in a way that cannot currently be done. The cornea (front window) can be transplanted in cases of severe scarring from trauma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brain damage or trauma-related dementia . . . Does it happen to everyone with head injury in mva?
Severe pain behind right eye enough to make eyes water. Bruising across bridge of nose and corners both eyes. No injury or trauma to face head or nose. No insurance, worrisome? What should he do? 26 yr old healthy male.
I am experiencing headache, nasal drainage, balance problems, dizziness, disorientation (worsened by: recent head injury/trauma) , ringing in ears...
No help online: Unfortunately, you need to be attended to medically, kindly see your doctor or go to the hospital, good luck ...Read more
Is it possible for injuries from a seizure (overdose)be seen as a beating severe trauma to the face ,
Yes, sometimes: Generalized tonic-clonic convulsions can result in a variety of injuries including biting of tongue and/or cheek, and even fracturing a vertebral body or other bones. If you fell forwards onto your face you could of course cause diffuse local injuries and bruises, even a broken nose. ...Read more
Woke with a small blood spot under my eye; no known trauma/injury. 5 days now and spot hasn't faded. Should I be concerned?
Blood spot: This may take weeks to disappear https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subconjunctival_hemorrhage ...Read more
My son has a single black eye with no trauma or injury and a fever without any other symptom. Could these be related?
Hyphema in eye one month now bit still blur vision close vision too and how much time it takes to recover from such blunt trauma injury?
Hyphema: Blurred vision could be from the remaking blood or blood staining of the cornea or the injury itself. You must see your ophthalmologist to follow up with the treatment control of intra ocular pressure is very important. Sometimes there is a recurrence of bleed a few days later. Your ophthalmologist will also check for any internal damage and for any vitreous hemorrhage. ...Read more
Relation between facial trauma/fracture and face lymphedema? Considering that facial trauma occure with conconmmitant injuries to soft tissue
Recently started experiencing straight lines as curved in my central vision. I'm 32, with a history of head trauma. Should I be worried? App. tomo.
Eye issues: If this just started suddenly today, I would not want to wait until tomorrow for a visit. I think you need to be seen today ...Read more