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Should I See A Neurologist After A Mild Head Injury
A head injury is a condition in which there is injury to the skull, scalp, or brain. The injury may range from a minor bump on the head or a more severe brain injury. The head injury may result in an open wound with visible bleeding or it may result in a closed wound with internal bleeding ...Read more
8 year old with daily head aches, an e.E.G. Showing absence seizures; past head injury and concussion. What to request from paediatric neurologist?
Ask them: If there is a focal lesion which can be followed or removed. You need the highest quality imaging... Sedation. 32 channel 3t head coil is needed. If your hospital does not have this - ask your surgeon if they know of a place that has this. This gives you the best chance to find a seizure focus. Just for instance i found a seizure focus in a patient missed by two prior scans. So ask for it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Suffered mild head injury 3 yr ago, got 4 staples in back of head. Spot still itches on and off. Blisters form when slightly scratched. See a doctor?
Why bother?: For such mild and intermittent symptoms, a doctor is unlikely to have any magic. ...Read more
How soon after a mild head injury (no loss of consciousness, no vomitting) is it safe to take valium?
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
How long should you stay awake after getting a head injury even if you don't know its a concussion?
See a doc if worried: In the old days, people were advised to stay awake, or have someone wake them up periodically to make sure they were ok after a head injury. Unfortunately, this is not a very good technique. If you are worried that you have a significant head injury, you should get it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
Yes, not permanent: Concussions are a traumatic brain injury (tbi) commonly affecting 4 areas: thinking, emotion, sleep and body. Symptoms affecting thinking are poor concentration, slow thinking; emotional are irritability, sadness, anxious ; sleep are increased sleeping, trouble falling or staying asleep; body are headache, nausea, dizzy, sensitivity to light or sounds. If you have any of these see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be a few days: Some symptoms of concussions may be immediate: like headache, vomiting or passing out or delayed in onset by hours or days after injury, such as: concentration and memory complaints, irritability and other personality changes, sensitivity to light and noise , sleep disturbances , psychological adjustment problems and depression, disorders of taste and smell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got a concussion jan 13th. this week having headaches only in the area that I hit my head many times a day. headaches from my head injury? remedy?
Post concussive: Headache, mild nausea, some dizziness and generalized aches and pains are common after a concussion. Rest and reducing activity along with over the counter anti-inflammatory medicines like ADVIL or ALEVE are the best treatment. It may take a few more weeks to see them resolve. If they don't get better see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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