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Can A Concussion Cause Bed Wetting
Primary or secondary: Primary bed-wetting has been present from birth & can be genetic (? Inherited), due to inadequate nocturnal antidiuretic hormone secretion causing xs nocturnal urine production, diabetes insipidus (inability to concentrate urine, small bladder or bladder reflux. Secondary adult onset enuresis could be from utis, diabetes mellitus, ms, spinal cord tethering, syrinx or cyst, lipoma or tumor of cord. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be: If one has sustained a true concussion, which does indeed result in loss of consciousness, loss of memory or a combination of both, there certainly can be a post-concussional syndrome, which not only can result in sleep dysfunction, but an additional syndrome causing problems for roughly 6 weeks. Most of this can be controlled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If the person has : Signs of serious head injury - they should be medically evaluated. Otherwise they can go to sleep if they desire. Possible concussion sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting ; fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, >>. ...Read more
Controversial: Most experts had believed that concussion effects almost always abated after 1-2 yrs at most. Perhaps the impact of returning vets with tbi has raised questions and adding to that controversial issue the question of student (or pro) athletes suffering in late life. So, now there are studies that do appear to support this serious concern. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/256518.php read it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seek evaluation.: Any significant change in the pattern of urination in an otherwise healthy individual should be evaluated. Behavioral causes, medicines, drugs, can all contribute, but you do not want to miss a neurological cause of new onset dysfunction in voiding. See your primary care physician, but any worry should prompt evaluation by a urologist who specializes in neuro-urology. ...Read more
Not likely: More likely postural reflexes became deconditioned. These reflexes help body maintain blood flow to brain when suddenly standing up &gravity pulls blood to feet. Usually reflexes return to normal after several days or weeks of spending time on feet. Vestibular system may also be deconditioned, and inner ear may need to re-adapt to standing/moving around. Vestibular training can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can mild sleep apnea cause a person to be so tired and cause a person to fall asleep sitting doing nothing or working at my computer?
Depends: This depends on whether the bite is becoming infected which includes symptoms of warmth to the touch along with presenting redness and swelling and pain! local reactions to bites can be red, warm, swollen and itchy but generally not painful (unless the patient is itchy the area so much to cause trauma). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can seizures (epileptic or non-epileptic) be painful? Can they happen 15-20times a day for over a month straight! Non stop! Sleeping and awake?
Need more info: Seizures in general are not painful and while they can happen multiple times a day there would certainly be effects on your level of energy as well as likely other neurologic deficits that would be clear on an examination. I am also not sure what your are referring to when you say non-epileptic as those are usually pseudoseizures. Please see your neurologist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Can a barbiturate sleeping pill given to a teen cause him to be limp and eyes rolling and hard to wake in the morning? Or is this a seizure
Especially if: You are out of shape the increased blood flow to the brain might be a trigger, but it should also happen with other types of strenuous activities if this is true. ...Read more
Can oxygen deprivation from wearing a very tight neck tie cause permanent brain damage? I recently wore a very tight tie for 24 hours straight because I fell asleep on a couch. Also, can holding your breath cause permanent brain damage?
Very unlikely: Although you were wearing a tight tie, I seriously doubt you were at risk of strangulation. Holding your breath might cause you to faint, but I doubt you could cause brain damage that way either. However, I wonder about the source of your concerns. Could you benefit from some counseling? Let us know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a breech baby cause or worsen a cystocele? Also, can standing up for too long worsen it as well? I'm 26w7d with breech baby that kicks bladder.
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