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How To Know How Bad A Head Injury Is And What To Do If Woozy
Unconsciousness: Head injury severity is determined by the duration of symptoms following the injury. If you have wooziness for less than 15 minutes you are probably ok, if it lasts longer than an hour it is more serious, if you are unaware of your surroundings for more than a day it is very serious. ...Read more
I suffered a head injury at work about 36 hours ago. I felt a little woozy all day yesterday i never blacked out, did not have any headaches, vomiting, memory loss or pupil change, but have noticed some blood when i blow my nose. Is there anything i sho
Do : Do not know about the actual type of injury. We already know that you have not had headaches, vomiting, loss of consciousness, amnesia or pupillary changes. Additional symptoms can include: nausea, ringing in your ears, feeling dizzy, slurred speech, confusion or feeling tired. Major concern is that you have felt woozy. The symptoms from a head injury can be subtle. I am not sure what to make of the blood in your nose - don't know the mechanism of injury. If you continue to be woozy, i would recommend a check up. Because not all the effects from a concussion may be immediate, self- monitor to ensure that you don't develop more symptoms. If there is a small amount of blood in your nostril and it is not on- going, it will likely resolve. Be gentle with yourself. Be self aware for signs or symptoms of a concussion. ...Read more
Sure can: Diziness is one of the common complaints that should be asked about when assessing concusions or head injuries as it is common. In milder injuries it usually resolves but if it persists neurologic or ENT evaluation would be advised to asses vestibular and neurologic functioning. There are medications and vestibular therapies that can help if it is problematic and persistent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause a shooting pain followed by dizziness on the left side of the head. Only lasts for about 5-10 seconds, have never had a head injury.
Neuralgia?: Irritation of a nerve can cause unilateral (one side) shooting pains and dizziness might occur in some situations of head nerves. The fact that it only lasts a few seconds might support the idea of a "neuralgiform" pain syndrome (stemming from nerve irritation). These can be difficult to track down, and tests often normal. Any relationship to the wisdom tooth extraction? ...Read more
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?
After midway rides I began feeling dizzy, got a headache and vomited. The next day I slept all day. I have a previous head injury. Should I worry?
Inner ear dysfunctio: See neurologist for evaluation and balance studies ...Read more
Its been 9 months since I was in a car accident where I had a head injury and had post concussion disorder. I still get dizzy sometimes and feel like in often in a daze. Could this be anxiety? Or wor
Hi just of hospital after suffering minor head injury getting headaches minor dizziness +pressure in head should I go back or is tha normal.
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