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Nose Bleed After Head Injury
Depends: "Head injury" doesn't mean the same thing to doctors as it means to laypeople. But practically speaking, whenever you have an unexplained nosebleed you should have it checked out. The blood may be coming from behind your nose. And even if it's coming FROM your nose, the nasal septum is supplied by 3 arteries, so whatever the cause, you can lose a lot of blood if it's not controlled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Head injury, fell from shower, hit head on toilet. Two days ago. Pressure sensation inside head. Nausea, no vomit. Can't focus. Should I worry?
Yes: Er or ambulatory care. Especially if you had any loss of conciousness with it. ...Read more
Got hit the nose 2 days ago. No blood brushing swelling. Dull headache around eye and nose still sore. Broken?
Unlikely: Unlikely to have a broken nose in the absence of swelling and bruising. A visit to your doctor and an xray can tell you for sure. ...Read more
Concussion 8 months ago. Absence seizures, alot headche, blurry vision and ringing in the ears. Few nose bleeds. Help?
Simple: you need to see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes nose bleeds? Nose has bled for almost 1 wk but not exclusively before & during period &when finger inside nose finger has blood from nose.
ENT doc: See ENT doc soon. Usually localized excoriation of nasal lining. Sometimes generalized bleeding problems ENT doc will assess problem/make recommendations. ...Read more
How long after hitting your head would you notice signs of bleeding in brain? Hit head on corner of concrete wall 7 hrs ago. Have a headache.
variable: This depends on the size and location of the "bleed." something large or in more eloquent areas would probably be noticeable sooner than a small one in not-as-important areas. Very small one might not be noticed at all.In severe cases, you could lose consciousness. Also, if a hemorrhage grows, it could become more noticeable. Somethings can progress over minutes/hours, while others can take days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painless dent on scalp after minor trauma, getting sinus/skull xray, had nausea, sinusitis and postnasal drip. Could CSF leak cause the sinusitis?
Unlikely: depends on what you mean by sinusitis. Minor trauma is not likely to result in a CSF leak. If you have one-sided nasal drainage which is clear and salty tasting I recommend you see your doctor. There is a lab test for CSF fluid from the nose (beta-2-transferrin test) which is very accurate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Head injury getting hit with keys to my head not heavy keys but at close range lasceration & 1staple what can cause brain swelling or internal bleed?
Pain in cartilage of nose. Feels like it's bruised but haven't had any nose trauma. Pain occurred 2 days ago accompanied by a bloody nose.
Could a 2 month old forcefully hitting her head into my head while I burp her cause a concussion or brain damage to her?
Very Unlikely : This is very unlikely. If you have any concerns that a 2 month old baby could have a concussion or brain damage (difficulty staying awake, excessive irritability, swelling/bruising on the head or face, abnormal body movements, etc..), it is very important that you have the baby evaluated in person. ...Read more
Catch 22. Got lots of nasal drip from a cold but every time I blow my nose (even softly) a nostril scab tears& my nose bleeds. To blow or not to blow?
Lubricate: Use a dab of vaseline or Aquaphor or KY jelly twice a day inside your nose. You can use Afrin [the generic oxymetazoline is same] for a few days, not more than a few. You can also snuff some water [usually salted water] up your nose and suck it in to clear out mucous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard hit to head 3 weeks ago. Ct scan 2 hours after hit was clear of bleeding. Having bad head and back of the neck pain now. Worried about stroke.
Take reassurance: A stroke isn't likely to be causing head and neck pain; they tend to manifest with motor/sensory problems or speech issues.If you suffered that significant/traumatic a blow to the head this could be post-concussive symptoms. You really should see your primary care doctor as they should be able to help minimize some of the symptoms and make sure nothing more worrisome is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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