A 50-year-old member asked:
how unhealthy are injuries to the head?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 32 years experience
Can be v unhealthy: The time it takes to recover fully after concussion depends on a number of factors. These include how severe the concussion was, one's age, health before injury, and how well you take care of yourself after the concussion. Rest is very important so your brain can heal. Avoid physically demanding activities. Don't use alcohol or other drugs as they can slow your recovery. See your doctor.
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Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Unhealthy: without an exam, I can only give general information, and "head injury" covers a wide spectrum from a small bump (not very dangerous). to concussion, characterized by signs of irritability (mood, or also light/noise/contact avoidance, headache, change in mentation) to bleeding inthe brain (very very serious).
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Will moving to a warmer climate permanently make my skin more wrinkled?
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Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Has anyone heard of or suffered from burning mouth?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: This can be very troublesome. I had herpangina and this was the worst aspect of the illness (lasted for months), and many people have it much more severely. If no cause (hormones, meds, GI reflux, xerostomia / sjogren's) is found, a good multivitamin may help. Topical anesthetics and lozenge Clonazepam are used & sometimes it resolves by itself.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What are some common college cheerleading injuries?
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Family Medicine 32 years experience
Extremity injuries: Cheerleading is physical and with the acrobatics performed extremity injuries are the most common. However although not as common I do see a reasonable amont of head trauma and neck injuries. Especially in cheerleaders doing pyramids.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
My one year old fell and hit the side of the frontal part of his head?
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
Fall: If your baby passed out or had emesis( vomiting ) then go to er now. If there is excessive crying, more than 20 minutes without consoling then go to er. Otherwise ice it and observe.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
How can I help my discoloration on my skin?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 37 years experience
Depends upon cause: Address what's causing the disocoloration first. If its acne, address that. Short term use of hydroquinone (prescription) may help even skin color, but many times simply taking better care of the skin (addressing the disease process causing the discoloration, hydrating the skin as well) takes care of this.
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Last updated Jun 6, 2017
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