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Should I See A Neurologist After A Mild Head Injury
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
Told I have a concussion. I had a head injury while negative, or is it just my concussion symptoms?
Can a concussion/head injury change your sexuality or kinks forever? or cause you to not like art? afraid of personality changes to me.
Reassurance : No, this is temporary condition and resolutions depend on severity of injury. Be well and take rest seriously. Rest is the therapy. ...Read more
MS / injury: Multiple sclerosis is not due to injury. It is affected by genetics, sunlight exposure / vitamin D, and possibly by other factors. The causes are not known with certainty but injury is not one of them! You may find this information about concussions helpful: http://www.neurocuro.com/concussion/ Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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