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Doctor insights on: Aprosencephaly With Open Cranium

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My son. Cracked his head open a year ago and never. Had any head scan is there any possibility. That something could be wrong?

My son. Cracked his head open a year ago and never. Had any head scan is there any possibility. That something could be wrong?

Interesting question: If a person cracked skull bones, he would have had a head scan. If he did not have a scan, then perhaps only the skin was "cracked" open. If the person is normal, then there is no need to worry (but doesn't mean the head is 100% normal inside, because there is no way in the world to know that). If the person has symptoms, then he needs to see his dr. Symptoms may not be due to old head injuries. ...Read more

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I have a cut on my head i had fallen and hit my head..I can pull it open and it's about 2 eights of an inch long, do I need stitches?

I have a cut on my head i had fallen and  hit my head..I can pull it open and it's about 2 eights of an inch long, do I need stitches?

Probably not: 2/8=1/4" not very long, and if the 2 borders are close to each other then serous fluid will likely glue the skin back together. I sometimes use superglue or cyanocrylate to to close the small wound. ...Read more

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When I was 5 I had my scalp open a lil due to hitting my head on tub I got it sowed. Is it possible after 15years I can see the sowing part?

When I was 5 I had my scalp open a lil due to hitting my head on tub I got it sowed. Is it possible after 15years I can see the sowing part?

Possible: Suture is the name given to the thread used to stitch wounds. Some sutures are absorbed by the body. The are other kinds of sutures that are non absorbable. If a non-absorbable suture is missed, it can remain in the body for a very long time and then emerge. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a rail when i. Crashed snowboarding and i cut open my head. Its now 16 hrs later and my speech gives out and i can't say words sometim?

I hit my head on a rail when i. Crashed snowboarding and i cut open my head. Its now 16 hrs later and my speech gives out and i can't say words sometim?

See a dr. ASAP: U should go to an er asap to be evaluated for your head trauma. If you have headaches, nausea, vomiting, blurry vision, memory difficulties or clouding of consciousness it is important to be seen right away. ...Read more

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Why does the side of my head hurt when i open my jaw?

Why does the side of my head hurt when i open my jaw?

Most likely TMJ pain: If opening your jaw causes pain this can be because you TMJ is not working normally. There are many causes of this ranging from trauma, arthritis, clenching and grinding you teeth. There can be other caused also such as ear infections, so it is best to see your dentist and have this checked out. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you break your head open, how would a doctor fix it?

I'm just wondering, if you break your head open, how would a doctor fix it?

If you have a scalp: Laceration (skin is cut) the doctor may need to suture (sew) it back together. But if the skull is fractured (broken head) than a neurosurgeon (surgeon for the brain & nervous system) would need to evaluate to determine what needed to be done. ...Read more