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I'm diagnosed with schizophrenia. My doctor at the time asking if I had head injury. I did, but did not tell them. Do I have TBI instead of Sz?

I'm diagnosed with schizophrenia. My doctor at the time asking if I had head injury. I did, but did not tell them. Do I have TBI instead of Sz?

Good question: You may have suffered a traumatic brain injury, and could possess a post-traumatic encephalopathy. However, symptoms of schizophrenia are very different, and a psychiatrist should be very adept at distinguishing one from the other. Neuropsychological testing may be the way to sort out. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Brain Injury (Definition)

Brain injury is a condition in which the brain is damaged due to an injury. Brain injury often results when the head violently and suddenly hits an object or when an object deeply pierces the head. The symptoms of brain injury vary from mild to severe depending on how much the ...Read more


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I'm diagnosed with schizophrenia. My doctor at the time asking if I had head injury. I did, but did not tell them. Do I have TBI instead of Sz?

Good question: You may have suffered a traumatic brain injury, and could possess a post-traumatic encephalopathy. However, symptoms of schizophrenia are very different, and a psychiatrist should be very adept at distinguishing one from the other. Neuropsychological testing may be the way to sort out. ...Read more

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My head is hurting. I've recently been recovering from a traumatic brain injury over a year ago. What is the problem.? Back left side of head hurts.

My head is hurting.  I've recently been recovering from a traumatic brain injury over a year ago. What is the problem.? Back left side of head hurts.

Postconcussive HA: Your headache may be what is referred to as part of a postconcussive syndrome. Or post dramatic headache. The good news is these headaches are generally self-limited which means they tend to go away on their own. The bad news, it can take time. A good neurologist or headache specialist is well-versed in treating these types of headaches. Seek one out and they should be able to help you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness in face after hitting head hard off of sloped ceiling. possible head injury?

What to do if I have numbness in face after hitting head hard off of sloped ceiling. possible head injury?

Possibly ???: More like contuse Facial Nerve. If there are no other symptoms (ie. drooping lips, double vision or speech problems) will probably resolve 3-4 wks. If there are other symptoms or get worse see PMD immediately ...Read more

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I was treated for a TBI last month i received from work. Iv been getting more headachs than before along withlight headed and dizziness ,?

Post TBI headache: Most patients with traumatic brain injuries get headaches and other symptoms like dizziness. Most of the time, these go away over the course of several weeks to months. If these are worse, be examined by a physician familiar with TBI, like a neurologist or physiatrist. ...Read more

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Last night my one year old hit his face on my hard wood floor. He was showing signs of a head injury and I took him to the er. They told me to watch him for the next 12 hours. Now today he was acting a little normal but was fussy, and was playing normal.

Last night my one year old hit his face on my hard wood floor. He was showing signs of a head injury and I took him to the er. They told me to watch him for the next 12 hours. Now today he was acting a little normal but was fussy, and was playing normal.

Sounds good: Recurrent vomiting and a significant change in behavior/activities is the main sign of worsening problems.Be aware that an occasional vomiting episode can occur in those with very minor trauma and is not by itself reason to worry.Kids that age are quite resilient. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident a yr and half a. I had a tbi. I've haf blood in boogers lately. The back of my head and neck hurt. Steroid shots make it worse

I was in a car accident a yr and half a. I had a tbi. I've haf blood in boogers lately. The back of my head and neck hurt. Steroid shots make it worse

Separate issues?: A primary care doctor or an ENT doctor can check on the bloody mucus in the nose, which sometimes can be due to tiny cracked veins in the lining of the nose, related to dry air, allergies, colds, sinus infections, etc... Chronic pain in the back of the head and neck after a car accident can be due to the head being tossed around in the accident. The physical medicine / rehab. Specialist can help. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Traumatic Brain Injury (Definition)

Traumatic brain injury is damage to the brain after trauma. It can be temporary or permanent depending on the severity of the trauma, patient age, and other issues such as whether the patient has had previous trauma or ...Read more


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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more