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traumatic brain injury

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain damage: Tbi- traumatic brain injury is when the brain is injured from a strike, fall, accident, explosion or any other concussive injury to the head injuring ... Read More
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
32 years experience Clinical Psychology
Varying definitions: As others note this reflects an injury to the brain which can be very mild and usually with transitory effects to very severe with permanent and life- ... Read More
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Damage from trauma: A traumatic brain injury is brain damage due to trauma to the head and brain, as opposed to infection, spontaneous hemorrhage from an aneurysm, damage ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
26 years experience Psychiatry
No: A person can have full recovery. The best time to tell what will be permanent is those symptoms still present after one year. A few predictors of pe ... Read More
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
32 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on a lot: This is often the debate which engages forensic neuropsychologists (see http://forensicneuropsychology.Com) and forensic neurologists. Results can va ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
No: it depends on the cause, location, amount of injured brain. Concussion is a mild brain injury. Most people recover from mild injury frin trauma, eve ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on severity: Mild brain injuries can heal and be technically reversed. However, moderate to severe injuries often will have significant structural damage to neuron ... Read More
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
No: Your symptoms may improve but will not completely resolve. Neuropsychological eval can determine what level of brain dysfunction has occurred from the ... Read More
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Damage permanent: The structural damage to the brain ins permanent, the consequences in terms of function, can be helped with rehabilitation services
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
26 years experience Psychiatry
Several: Acutely you have headache, pain at the trauma site, possibly memory loss, over time there can be has, mood symptoms, memory symptoms, behavioral issue ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Hwang
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ask your doctor: There are many factors, and without telling us, we have no idea. You should ask you doctor.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
No: It's not about being politically correct. It is specific to damage from trauma (such as car crash, etc), rather than other types of damage (stroke, e ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Variable: Many cases of tbi resolve to normal over time. Some are left with severe disabilities. Most common is epilepsy, mood and behavior disorders, and coo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
ForcefulBrain injury: Traumatic brain injury (tbi) is a nondegenerative, noncongenital insult to the brain from an external mechanical force, possibly leading to permanent ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes and No: There is always some residual. May be as little as 1-2 % or greater. May take 12-24 months to be all you can be.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
26 years experience Psychiatry
Not unusual: Many of the injuries obtained after a traumatic brain injury cause problems with attention that can be permanent. Sometimes medicationds can help. ... Read More

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