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Are signs of a serious head injury apparent pretty quickly after the fall? I've heard it's rare to have symptoms much after 4 hours?
How quickly do signs of head injury in a child develop after hitting their head? Is
It usually fairly quick?
Not always: If your child hits his/her head look for loss of consciousness and how long. Observe for any vomiting, increasing head pain or change in behavior. If any of these symptoms occur have him seen immediately. Some injuries will present with a lucent period before the above symptoms occur. Some complications of head injuries may occur within 24-48 hours others longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend had a minor head injury a week ago, and now he is hacking up blood in his mucus. Is that a sign of internal bleeding?
Last night my one year old hit his face on my hard wood floor. He was showing signs of a head injury and I took him to the er. They told me to watch him for the next 12 hours. Now today he was acting a little normal but was fussy, and was playing normal.
Sounds good: Recurrent vomiting and a significant change in behavior/activities is the main sign of worsening problems.Be aware that an occasional vomiting episode can occur in those with very minor trauma and is not by itself reason to worry.Kids that age are quite resilient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I know if I have a serious head injury i got hit in head 5 times in different places from punches. There is only one spot that hurts when i touch and that is the temple. I don't know if I have the " battle sign" behind my ear but its starting to hu
Even : Even if you are a physician, and it doesn't sound as if you are, you can't be your own physician. You need to see a doctor, one who will thoroughly evalute you for acute brain injuries and perhaps order ct or MRI scans to see what injury may be present to the skull or the brain. Whether your injuries are from sports (boxing, other types of combat sports) or an assault you need to be properly assessed. Don't delay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got a head injury at soccer yesterday and showing signs of concussion. Scheduled for CT scan tomorrow. How worried should I be?
Pay attention: If you have symptoms of headache, malaise, don't feel yourself, low energy, and activity or thinking makes worse, likely. Take it seriously, though self limiting. The ct is usually negative in a concussion eval but that doesn't mean you should return to sport. The most dangerous part of a concussion is the severity of the next injury while recovering from a concussion. See an expert. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have IIH and my neurologist doesn't know why. He's done a LP, MRI, and CT no signs of anything. I'm not overweight no head injury. Why IIH?
My son fell and hit my hard wood floor on wednesday night at nine. He has a golf ball size of a bruise and bump on the right side of his forehead and a bump above his ear. He was showing signs of head injury so I took him to the er. They said to watch him
My 3 year old son is complaining of headache and eye sensitivity. There is no fever, no nasuae no vomiting no ear ache or severe sinus. There is no sign of a head injury or a concussion his pupils also dialates according to light exposure.
Early signs: This is often a very early sign of a viral illness. I would expect it to provide more symptoms within the next 12-24 hrs to become more apparent. He could certainly take Ibuprofen for the time being & put a cool compress on his forehead for comfort. The pattern does not suggest anything terrible at this point. ...Read more
Depends on severity: Memory loss from a head injury will not return. Some patients may have retrograde amnesia (loss of memory for incidents preceding the trauma) and some may have memory loss for events during and following the trauma. Neither will return. However, subsequent memory is usually normal. ...Read more
Like anyone else.: Head injury will alter brain function. Some will recover more quickly than others. Each patient must be assessed by age, severity of injury, pre-existing conditions, rate of recovery, associated physical and emotional problems, and desire to recover to normal. No one issue predicts outcome. ...Read more
Told I have a concussion. I had a head injury while negative, or is it just my concussion symptoms?
I suffered a head injury (concussion) a couple months ago and since then I have been craving ice. Are the two related?
Unusual: Symptoms after a head injury could include headaches, irritability, difficulty concentrating, dizziness, difficult sleeping, and personality changes. Craving ice is called pagophagia, and it usually means you are anemic. A blood count would be in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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