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Doctor insights on: Baby Head Trauma Symptoms

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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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My 13 year female has an indention on the crown of her head. Is this normal? No trauma or any symptoms.

My 13 year female has an indention on the crown of her head. Is this normal? No trauma or any symptoms.

Normal variation: Yes, it is a normal configuration of Scalp. As long as your daughter has o history of Trauma, and no other neurological symptoms. ...Read more

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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

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I've had a head injury and concussions over the years. In the last 6 months I have had recurring post concussive symptoms but no new trauma. Why?

I've had a head injury and concussions over the years. In the last 6 months I have had recurring post concussive symptoms but no new trauma. Why?

TBI: Symptoms can persist for a long time. Once one has a significant TBI even a minor trauma can precipitate symptoms. Consider seeing a TBI specialist. ...Read more

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Pain in head when i move after trauma. Is this a concussion symptom?

Most likely: Headaches are expected after concussion but should resolve within 2-3 month. ...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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Thinning(1)disk in my neck shown by x- rays no head or neck trauma no activities no heavy objects carried only poss. Symptom- migraine how?What now?

Thinning(1)disk in my neck shown by x- rays no head or neck trauma no activities no heavy objects carried only poss. Symptom- migraine how?What now?

It is called being : Human as degenerative changes in discs have been demonstrated as early as 10 years of age. There is a genetic component as well and there are life style choices that affect these changes including obesity and smoking. Everyone develops changes over time. ...Read more

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What is the severity if i had slight bleeding on the right hemisphere on the frontal lobe and have a quarter size bruise. No symptoms of head trauma.

What is the severity if i had slight bleeding on the right hemisphere on the frontal lobe and have a quarter size bruise.  No symptoms of head trauma.

By CT??: Confused about how you know you had bleeding on your frontal lobe? By ct? If so, why did you get the ct if no head trauma? Really hard to answer this question without more info. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have tinnitus in my left ear since head trauma in 2012, when I fell on my ear. It was bleeding for a while, not full hearing. No other symptoms now.

I have tinnitus in my left ear since head trauma in 2012, when I fell on my ear. It was bleeding for a while, not full hearing. No other symptoms now.

Need evaluation: It is possible that you suffered some sort of damage to the middle ear with resulting hearing loss - which would be the main cause of the tinnitus. It would be advisable to see an ENT physician for a complete exam of the ears - including hearing test. ...Read more