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Is Stuttering After A Head Injury Normal
Not Necessarily: Assuming that there were no problems prior to the head injury, various speech problems can occur after this type of injury, but it depends on the area of the brain that is affected. It is always a good idea for a person to be fully evaluated after a head injury for all kinds of possible problems related to learning, communication, and even personality or behavioral changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely in young: In a young person, it is unlikely. In an older person (>80 years), the patient may have a chronic subdural hematoma. As we get older, the brain "shrinks". There is more potential space between the brain and the dura. Thus, small, often times unnoticed bumps on the head can tear the bridging vessels, thus leading to the sdh. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a neurogenic fever normal after a head injury and is it dangerous 4 days after comes and goes prob not?
Why is a head CT no longer indicated after 24 hours of a head trauma? Is it b/c a neurologic problem would be obvious from H&P after that time frame?
What could it show?: If you aren't having any symptoms at that point, chances are that the CT will show nothing. Most neurological symptoms are quick to develop (within 24 hrs) if they occur & would be permanent if they persisted for 1 day. Besides, what diference would a CT scan make? If a neurological exam isn't abnormal, then there's nothing to do with any CT scan result: it's exposure to radiation & wasting money. ...Read more
Is it possible for a one year old to vomit several times after hitting her head and not have a brain injury/skull fracture/concussion? No CT scan
Closed head injury: Vomiting tends to be more common in children following a head injury compared to adults. Depending on the severity of head injury the frequency of vomiting varies. Most head injuries from "hitting a head" do not lead to skull fracture or bleeding inside the head. CT is often not necessary. if the child vomits more than 3 times and/or there are other symptoms or signs then an evaluation is needed ...Read more
Yes.: Seizures are sort of like an electrical firestorm that spreads through the brain. Symptoms afterwards can include muscle soreness, confusion, and tiredness. Dizziness would also be a possibility. People often feel back to normal within hours, than it can take a few days to feel 100%. ...Read more
Is it likely to get a concussion from a minature dachshund bumping it's head into yours while laying down? I had a concussion months ago, worried.
Intracranial hemorrh: After suffering a stroke, whether more common ischemic or less common intracranial hemorrhage, sleep pattern may or may not be affected. As long as you wake up refreshed and don't feel a need to nap during the day, then you're getting enough sleep. And you shouldn't fall asleep inappropriately either. ...Read more
Head tremor cause from head trauma or other neurological problem? About 6 years ago my father was in a motorcycle accident. He had some head trauma that resulted in a bad concussion. About a year after that we started noticing a slight shaking of his head
The : The most common cause of a "yes-yes" head tremor in a person with a parent with a similar condition is essential tremor. Like most movement disorders, essential tremor is worse with stress. Other than an examination by someone who is familiar with the condition, there is no test to confirm the diagnosis. Other conditions can cause head tremor, but are less common in young, healthy people. ...Read more
Need an exam, ct: You need an answer. A physican examination, including a neurological examination, plus a CT of your head will provide this. Call your physician today. ...Read more
Is it normal for a man in a coma (global anoxic damage), to have tears (after 1 week)? Is it a positive sign of improvement or progress?
After head injury, if CT within 48 hours is normal, is it possible for a chronic subdural hematoma to develop later despite the normal initial CT scan?
NO need to see MD: Some of the car injuries will not show during initial evaluation, if pain is appearing a wk after injury , will need revaluation, did not miss decelerating injury like retroperitonial duodenal injury, go back to your doctor for examination and tests. ...Read more
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