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Can a concussion be dangerous months after you recieved it?

Can a concussion be dangerous months after you recieved it?

Concussion: Generally injuries related to concussions are self limited to the period immediate to the concussive injury. However all brain injuries tend to be cumulative an isolated "once a done" concussion should not cause symptoms months later. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

An injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more


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How long after a nosebleed can I exercise? Does it have to be a day or can it be sooner? No reoccurrence of bleeding since

How long after a nosebleed can I exercise? Does it have to be a day or can it be sooner? No reoccurrence of bleeding since

Generally safe.: Once the bleeding has stopped, it is generally safe to go back to normal activity. HOWEVER, if bleeding starts again spontaneously while exercising, you must stop and be evaluated by a physician. Bleeding while exercising may be a sign of clotting abnormality, or hypertension, which are potentially serious. ...Read more

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If you had had a paradoxical reaction to ativan (lorazepam) once. Is it guaranteed to happen again if taken or could it just be a one time thing?

If you had had a paradoxical reaction to ativan (lorazepam) once. Is it guaranteed to happen again if taken or could it just be a one time thing?

Paradoxical reaction: By "paradoxical reaction, " most doctors mean an activated and agitated (rather than calming) response to a medication like ativan (lorazepam). If you've had it once, i would be very reluctant to expose you to it again. ...Read more

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How long after a head injury can a doctor tell if it was a concussion?

How long after a head injury can a doctor tell if it was a concussion?

Could be a few days: Some symptoms of concussions may be immediate: like headache, vomiting or passing out or delayed in onset by hours or days after injury, such as: 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. ...Read more

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Had a brain tumor removed 3-weeks ago, when should it be okay to have an alcoholic cocktail?

Had a brain tumor removed 3-weeks ago, when should  it be okay to have an alcoholic cocktail?

Best answer:: Speak with your neurosurgeon regarding this issue. It will depend upon what type of surgery, how much tissue was removed; any other ongoing treatments, etc. ...Read more

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What is post tramatic vertigo and how long should you have it after an accident?

What is post tramatic vertigo and how long should you have it after an accident?

Brain or ear concuss: Vertigo, could be from brain concussion and may take mo to year to improve. It may also be from labyrinthine concussion caused by energy delivered to the temporal bone that houses the inner ear and can be determined by vng test. Pt can help inner ear weakness but not as successful for brain. May take a year to stabilize. Neck injury can also cause vertigo with vertigo paralleling neck symptoms. ...Read more

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If I have a sub chorionic bleed is it still safe to have abortion i'm 8 and a half weeks pregnant will i die from a bleed or can something bust? Help!

If I have a sub chorionic bleed is it still safe to have abortion i'm 8 and a half weeks pregnant  will i die from a bleed or can something bust? Help!

Not an issue: A subchorionic hematoma has no bearing on the decision to parent or the decision to terminate a pregnancy. Discuss your options with your doctor for your pregnancy. Adoption can be considered as well. There are many families on waiting lists. ...Read more

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Can you still see a doctor months after concussion>?

Can you still see a doctor months after concussion>?

Yes: This is strongly recommended if you are still having problems as a result of your head injury. ...Read more

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I heard after a dnc its very easy to get pregnant, is this true? If so, for how long does it last and wuld it be dangers to get pregnant soon after?

I heard after a dnc its very easy to get pregnant, is this true? If so, for how long does it last and wuld it be dangers to get pregnant soon after?

No: A D&C is a procedure used to remove retained products of conception following a miscarriage, elective abortion or to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. It is never used as a procedure to help you get pregnant, nor are you more likely to get pregnant following the procedure. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to have sex five days after a subdural hematoma?

Subdural hematoma: By the time you get this message reply it will be longer than 5 days. So long as there is no complication from the hematoma or from the therapy there should be no problem so long as it is not rough sex. ...Read more

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How soon after a small stroke could someone get another, if no medication was taken?

How soon after a small stroke could someone get another, if no medication was taken?

First 30 days: You are at greatest risk within the first 30 days, then the risk gradually decreases. Atrial fibrillation that is untreated increases the risk. Treatment for stroke not associated with atrial fibrillation can be Aspirin and a lipid lowering agent. The therapy does not need to be complicated, nor does it require a specialist to follow you.Your pcp can follow the lipid lowering agent. ...Read more

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Would 4-6 beers lead to a seizure if on dilantin? How many days after drinking would a seizure be likely to occur?

Would 4-6 beers lead to a seizure if on dilantin?  How many days after drinking would a seizure be likely to occur?

Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more