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Could head trauma (blunt force) cause schizophrenia or any psychiatric disorder?

Could head trauma (blunt force) cause schizophrenia or any psychiatric disorder?

TBI: Tbi is known to cause a constellation of psychiatric and physical s.Sx please get a brain scan, medical and psych eval also neuropsychological testing. ...Read more

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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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After blunt force trauma to my head, there is a random bump remaining. Could this be a clot?

Unlikely, but...: It depends how long its been. And either way, if you are feeling it it is clearly outside of your skull so would not affect your brain (different than a clot on the brain) many traumas can result in a nodule or lump of scar tissue that u can feel. These are benign. ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Treat all household people with Nix permethrin, if approved by doctor
15 Min, Weekly for 2 Weeks
Each person who had lice should be checked for nits (eggs) each day
5 Min, Daily for 3 Weeks
Do a thorough cleaning of beds, sofas, and play areas. Do the laundry
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How can I address a blunt force trauma?

How can I address a blunt force trauma?

Depends on where: Is this to the head, chest, abdomen? Additional imaging is needed. ...Read more

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Doctors, do you think I can die from blunt force trauma?

Doctors, do you think I can die from blunt force trauma?

Absolutely: Blunt force trauma, especially about the head can kill you. also, may internal organs can be injured and bleed. The bowel can be perforated or torn. The neck and the rest of the spine can be injured, sometimes with spinal cord injury. So, yes you can. ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Use OTC treatments exactly as directed to be effective
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Remove nits as directed. It's tedious, but effective!
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Re-treat only as directed by your physician
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What is the recovery like after experiencing blunt force trauma?

What is the recovery like after experiencing blunt force trauma?

It depends: Recovery depends on where & how hard the person was hit, and how extensive the injury is. ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Shampoo with lice shampoo (e.g. Nix)
Once
Wash all used clothes
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Wash all used bedding
Once
Use a comb to clear nits in hair
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What is perforating blunt force trauma?

What is perforating blunt force trauma?

Unusual term: This is an odd expression. Trauma is usually considered to be blunt (blunt force) or penetrating (stab, gunshot). It is possible for blunt trauma to the abdominal area to be so severe that it can cause perforation of the intestine. ...Read more

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