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How is head injury treated?

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 24 years experience
Variable: Depending on type of damage to brain treatment is planned from nothing to surgery.
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 29 years experience
Head injury: Testing by neurologist needs to determine extent and quality of brain injury. Eeg's, mri's and psychometric testing may be employed. There are many many types of head injuries.
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Rest for most: Most head injuries are mild but still require a period of proper rest to allow the brain to recover. You should not return to school, sport or work until symptoms like headache, nausea & sleepiness have fully recovered - your Dr can give you a cert. Keep TV/computer screen time to a minimum. Allow yourself to sleep more than usual. Gentle exercise is good but limit it if headaches/nausea return.

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