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Stuttering Head Injury
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
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
CAT SCan: Computerized tomography (ct) scan of the head allows the brain to be imaged and examined for bleeding and swelling in the brain. It can also evaluate bony injuries to the skull and look for bleeding in the sinuses of the face associated with basilar skull fractures. Ct does not assess brain function, and patients suffering axonal shear injury may be comatose with a normal ct scan of the head. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on severity.: A moderate or severe head injury can have lifelong effects, with the greatest amount of recovery happening within the first year after the injury. A mild injury (about 75-80% of tbis) are expected to make a nearly full recovery within 3 months after the injury; although, 6 months after the injury about 28% of people report having continuing mood problems, headaches, dizziness, and insomnia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prognosis Head INJUR: Prognosis of any headinjury dependant on the extent of the injury. In children with uncomplicated minor head injuries the risk of intracranial bleeding over the next year is rare2 cases in million the incidence of head injury is 300 of 100000 populationper year with a mortality rate of 25 per 100000 in north america, and 9 per 100000 in britain. ...Read more
I was in a car wrack in may and i had a head injury and now I have bad head acks .What can I do to help make them go away?
Post-Concussion Synd: Post-Concussion Syndrome is a term used to describe a set of symptoms persist after a head injury/concussion. symptoms: headache; difficulty concentrating; nausea, dizziness, noise/light sensitivity, depression, anxiety and irritability. Good Resource: dvbic.dcoe.mil/. Some research has shown diet (Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible), stress mgmt., sleep hygiene, and cognitive rehabilitation can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could CTE affect someone after a severe head injury from being hit by a car (in 1993 @ age 16), and if so, how would one be evaluated for it?
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