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Can baby develop fever following a head trauma?

Can baby develop fever following a head trauma?

Absolutely: If you know a baby who has a fever after head trauma, please bring them in for an evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more


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Can hitting your head cause brain aneurysm? Mild to severe head trauma with pain resolution after 4 minutes.

Can hitting your head cause brain aneurysm? Mild to severe head trauma with pain resolution after 4 minutes.

No, not possible.: No, trauma to the head cannot cause an aneurysm. But I want to make sure we are using the terms in a similar fashion. An aneurysm is an unstable blood vessel, a bleed in the brain is a different process. A hard enough trauma could cause bleeding in the brain or it could (rarely) cause rupture of an existing aneurysm. ...Read more

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Can old head injury cause migraines?

Can old head injury cause migraines?

Yes: Post concussive migraine. Of course there are other things that can contribute to activation of the Trigeminal Vascular System triggering migraine. High blood pressure can cause headaches. There are many types and causes of headache. ...Read more

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Can having an internal head injury (skull fracture) cause behavior problems in children?

Can having an internal head injury (skull fracture) cause behavior problems in children?

Yes: If a child had a skull fracture, they may have had an internal bleed as well or a shearing injury or other brain injury. Behavioral problems can occur after any serious head injury. Seek help from a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can forceps delivery cause head and brain injuries in babies?

Can forceps delivery cause head and brain injuries in babies?

Yes: Yes it can, but in the hands of a well trained obstretician they can also be life saving. ...Read more

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Does involuntary head shaking of a baby related to teething?

Does involuntary head shaking of a baby related to teething?

NO: Teething does not cause involuntary head movement. Usually child will put fingers or other objects in their mouths when teething. This sounds like something that should be evaluated by your child's pediatrician. ...Read more

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21 weeks pregnant. Pain in temple when bending down or coughing. No head injury. Possible causes?

21 weeks pregnant. Pain in temple when bending down or coughing. No head injury. Possible causes?

Sinus congestion: When discomfort in the head or temple area as you describe occurs upon postural changes then, the most likely explanation is that of increased pressure in the head causing expansion of fluid which may be in your sinuses. You didn't mention headaches or visual issues so i don't think it's anything more serious. Be on the watch for other symptoms to report though to your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Does frequent falling and hitting of the head when learning to walk cause serious injury to my 15 month baby?

Does frequent falling and hitting of the head when learning to walk cause serious injury to my 15 month baby?

No: Learning to walk unfortunately involves falling, but practice makes perfect. The skull is very durable and most minor bumps from falling have little to no consequence. It is still important to maintain a clutter free walking environment so there are less things to trip over even though most falls are unpredictable. ...Read more

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Can stress or further head trauma cause the symptoms of cerebral palsy to get worse?

Can stress or further head trauma cause the symptoms of cerebral palsy to get worse?

No: The morbidity & mortality of cerebral palsy relate to the severity of the condition & concomitant medical complications, such as respiratory and gastrointestinal difficulties. In patients with quadriplegia, the likelihood of epilepsy, extrapyramidal abnormalities, and severe cognitive impairment is greater than in those with diplegia or hemiplegia. Bottom line: severity of CP may increase risk. ...Read more

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Head trauma and nightmares?

Head trauma and nightmares?

Head trauma: Anyone with head trauma should be thoroughly evaluated by Neurology and/or Neuropsychology with any needed imaging studies. This needs to be done as soon as possible. TBI can definitely cause nightmares but the psychological aspect of the trauma can also cause nightmares. Please also check on my book No More Nightmares-How to Use Planned Dream Intervention to end nightmares ...Read more

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Could an old skull injury cause current headaches and other symptoms?

Could an old skull injury cause current headaches and other symptoms?

Yes it can: Posttraumatic headaches can be either tension headaches or migraines and any injury where the skull was actually injured can cause these types of headaches. Postural changes related to aging can cause delayed start of these post-traumatic headaches as well. ...Read more

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Can head trauma aggravate a facial tic?

Can head trauma aggravate a facial tic?

Yes: Any acute stressor can aggravate a tic. If the tic continues to worsen, you might want to get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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In 1996 facial trauma in 2005 severe head injury concussion intense pressure pushing out wards very tired. severe popping sound on top of head .

In 1996 facial trauma in 2005 severe head injury concussion intense pressure pushing out wards very tired. severe popping sound on top of head .

See Neuro: With your History, it would be best for you to see a Dr. and get eval, a neuro Dr. if possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can head injury cause floaters?

Can head injury cause floaters?

Not by definition: The common term "floater" refers to defects in the gelatinous substance contained in the eye ; occurs due to aging . Floaters have not been described as secondary to head injury. This is not to say that something could not be forcefully detached or traumatized inside the eye after a head injury giving a visual perception of a problem but it wouldn't be called a "floater.". ...Read more

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Possible MS from head injury that caused severe concussion?

Possible MS from head injury that caused severe concussion?

MS / injury: Multiple sclerosis is not due to injury. It is affected by genetics, sunlight exposure / vitamin D, and possibly by other factors. The causes are not known with certainty but injury is not one of them! You may find this information about concussions helpful: http://www.neurocuro.com/concussion/ Good luck! ...Read more

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Can head trauma (not severe) cause a stroke?

Can head trauma (not severe) cause a stroke?

No: Traumatic brain injury is defined as damage to the brain resulting from an external mechanical force, such as rapid acceleration or deceleration, impact, blast waves, or penetration by a projectile. Stroke would represent a non-traumatic brain injury which does not involve an external mechanical force. ...Read more

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