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is it possable to have a brain leak 4 weeks after hitting head

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Ask your doctor to check for glucose in his nasal secretion. If positive, then you need to find out where the leak is coming from (most likely from th ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely: Unless your inner ear was involved in the surgery or you were born with inner ear or ear bone malformations, the inner ear and ear bones were likely u ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
NoSuchRelation Exits: While entire body depends on arteries to carry blood from heart to all cells in body, veins back around the circle, & penile erection a function o ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derek Skinner
18 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure : I'm not sure what you mean by "leak". Please rephrase your question.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Samy
Dr. Ravi Samy answered
25 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Skull base defect: You need to see an otolaryngologist. You may need a ct scan and MRI scan. An audiogram may be ordered. The leakage can come from the skull base ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Persistent air: leak after lung resection usually requires re-operation, unless it slows down or stops with continued suction on chest tube. Ask your surgeon why he ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Palpitations : Echo d not a test for palpitations you may need Holter, event recorder to document the palpitations
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Cognitive: You can undergo a cognitive evaluation at a rehab center.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
No: Brain tumors are abnormal growth of brain tissue they are not c hitting your head.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: It could be possible. If you are showing signs of memory loss, dizziness, headache, vision changes, mood changes, or others, see a doctor soon.

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