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how does head trauma affect subdural hematoma

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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes , can happen: Subdural hematoma can develop in infants with out injury or due is due to very minor injury when infant has benign enlargement of sub arachnoid spaces ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It's possible but is most likely healed.
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
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 "sh ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Unpredictable: Usually most of the time immediately in couple of hrs some times few few days , epidural takes more time , will have lucid interval , some times do ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Low: Risk of subdural is low, if your only symptom is headache with too much I-Pad use. Reuce the periods of use and take breaks. this may help
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Unless you are on medication to decrease blood clotting. The bleeding caused by trauma is not a contraindication to facial fillers. I am assuming this ... Read More
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A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Chronic > 3 days: "Chronic" means that the bleeding began a few wks after injury. Thus, it is less likely that the hit to the head 3 days prior to the head CT caused th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes but: It is not likely to be subdural hematoma but the more worrisome would be epidural and if symptoms persist you should see your doctor. Concussion can p ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Try zinc: Most common reason for this is that small nerves from the brain come through a bone with holes (Imagine a grater) at the top,of the nose (cribiform pl ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely normal: If the CT shows no enlargement that is a very good sign. Hematoma is blood near the brain which will definitely cause abnormal pressure that can be f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Did you get a CT?: CT scan will let you know for sure. Depending on your risk factors, a subdural hematoma is a risk with head trauma.
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