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Blood In Vomit After Being Checked Playing Hockey And Hitting Tooth
Can you get a concussion by being hit hard in the mouth and nose area? I was playing soccer today and got shouldered in that area.
Yes : Yes it is possible to sustain a concussion from any blow to the head. You do not have to get "knocked out" to sustain a concussion. Per the mayo clinic: signs and symptoms of a concussion may include: headache or a feeling of pressure in the head temporary loss of consciousness confusion or feeling as if in a fog amnesia surrounding the traumatic event dizziness or "seeing stars" ringing in the ears nausea or vomiting slurred speech fatigue some symptoms of concussions may be immediate or delayed in onset by hours or days after injury: concentration and memory complaints irritability and other personality changes sensitivity to light and noise sleep disturbances psychological adjustment problems and depression disorders of taste and smell seek immediate medical care if you suspect a concussion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hit temple on car door lightly, but was previously hit in same spot with basketball a month ago and suspected a concussion before.feel spaced out bad?
Blood sugar 185 right after a basketball game in which temper ran hot near end of game. Is that normal? Levels were fine before & an hour after game
Rise in BS: During exercise it is common to raise blood sugars esp with increased tempers. If this is volatile going up and down, you can get an A!C non fasting at a later time to check on whether it stays high over time. See your MD if that occurs. Sometimes, all that is needed in basketball is to hydrate with water during and after the games. ...Read more
Been jumped by gang 15 people could not fist fight me so was hit in the head with stick like object and then they ran fell asleep in woods for two wh ole days after became very homocidal and know violent fantacy dominates my mind could I have brain damag
Need Evaluation: It is difficult to know for sure if there is a damage or the extent of the damage. At this point, you need to get evaluated asap -- either ct scan or mri. You might want to go to the nearest emergency room, where ct scan or MRI could be done. It sounds like there is a change in you following the fight and it needs to be addressed. Good luck! ...Read more
I was hit incredibly hard in the head at basketball practice and I'm on blood thinners. Should I get checked out? My head still hurts and its 12 hours
Yes: Most likely to suffered a concussion, which would give you a headache + potential nausea/ vomiting , vision problems, dizziness, etc. It is not very likely, but you can , potentially, have a subdural hematoma given the blood thinners. It is safer for you to have a head CT to be sure ...Read more
Got a nasal fracture after being hit by the cricket ball while playing. How long should i wait before i hit the gym and lift heavy weights ?
Depends on your reco: You need to discuss this with your physician. Fractures heal in 6 weeks but your physician can guide you as to the timetable. ...Read more
Our baby fell from 3-4 feet and not sure if she hit her head. Pupils were fine and followed a toy but seemed letharage but was tired prior to the fal?
I have a concussion and was in the car with someone who had to decelerate quickly from 60 to 10 mph by slamming on breaks. Could this hurt my brain??
Any concussion -: -is defined as loss of consciousness, & this does injure the brain, but it usually recovers. But repeated such injuries is of concern. If you were not unconscious & are doing well,you should be OK. Sometimes there's a thing called post concussive syndrome where head aches are common, but it is usually after a severe blow to the head. ...Read more
No: nothing about this seems healthy. You need to seek professional medical help in person ...Read more
Blood sugar fine before game, but after 35 minutes of basketball & and a temper flare up near the end of the game, my level was 185. Why so high?
During basketball yesterday the ground got bright and the coaches voice faded out. I was very hot and hyperventilated. What's this?
Almost fainted: It sounds like you almost fainted (presyncope is technical term). If you're young, in good health, and just happened once... Then i tell pt.'s not to worry about it. Just make sure to stay hydrated before playing, have a good breakfast, take breaks if you need to. I tell them if it's happening frequently or if they really do faint, make sure to see their doc! ...Read more
Recently while playing baseball, i tripped going after a fly ball and chipped my tooth. In tripping, my mouth landed open in the dirt and my front left tooth hit some dirt and maybe a rock. A portion of the tooth came out. I still have that part of the to
It : It is unlikely that the piece of chipped tooth can be used. Still, good thinking. If the entire tooth including the root came out, it can be put back in some cases. Your dentist will x-ray the area to determine the extent of the damage. The tooth may require a filling, crown, or veneer to repair it. If the tooth becomes sensitive, it may requie root canal. Although unlikely, if the root is fractured, the tooth may need to be removed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could being hit by a car while walking across the street cause HSP vasculitis to get worse? Mine got crazy after that and the tetnus shot.
Does a head injury cause floaters? I've had them since I was young and also had a head injury at the age of 8 (fell down flight of cement stairs).
Annoying: Floaters represent a consolidation of the normal "Jell-O like" material within the eye, called vitreous. When light passes into your eye, through the vitreous gel, the consolidations block the light and cast shadows on the retina. This is the essence of a floater. Very annoying. However, if found upon examination not to affect of the retina, then just annoying. ...Read more
Have a concussion and was running around playing air soft with my friend which caused me to jerk head abruptly now I have a headache more damage done?
Take your time: Vigorous activity while you continue to have symptoms such as headache, sensitivity to light, blurred vision, poor balance, or lethargy is not recommended. Your brain is more susceptible to repeat injury as symptoms persist. A brain MRI or PET scan would be the most specific way of knowing if you have sustained further injury. Be patient in your recovery and see a provider is symptoms worsen. ...Read more
What are the chances of getting a concussion while in a car and driver hits another car.but going slow,no more than 15 miles/h. didnt hit my head?
Concussion : If you didn't hit your head then you didn't suffer a concussion. A concussion will leave a person with headaches that worsen with exertion. There is often nausea, dizziness, irritability, difficulty concentrating, and poor memory for learning new information. Rest is prescribed until the headaches resolve. ...Read more
Had a concussion from car wreck 11-23-12. Been passing out 12 times since then.Falling tp floor or sitting in car.One EEG was slightly abnormal the?
Get more work-up: Although you may have had a work-up when you were first in the hospital, your specialist may want another set of studies. In particular, a ct or MRI scan of the brain is useful to ensure that there are no structural lesions such as a subdural blood clot or hydrocephalus. Another eeg might be useful if yourr symptoms are getting worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a concussion and was in the car when the driver slowed from around 45 mph to 10 mph pretty quickly. Could this damage my brain?
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