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Head Injuries In Adults
If a baby jump off his mom porch at 2 will she have problems with learning as an adult do to the head injury. ?
Febrile seizures in an adult patient in the icu with a head injury and early onset pneumonia, make sense?
Medical records: Various institutions utilize different medical records formats. "s.O.M.R" stands for "source oriented medical record" - with specific sections: history ; physical, nursing notes, progress, laboratory and diagnostic testing. Each section is completed by individuals responsible for those sections and usually do not cross-reference data from one section to another. ...Read more
Unhealthy: without an exam, I can only give general information, and "head injury" covers a wide spectrum from a small bump (not very dangerous). to concussion, characterized by signs of irritability (mood, or also light/noise/contact avoidance, headache, change in mentation) to bleeding inthe brain (very very serious). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: First, a brain injury, which can potentially be fatal or disabling. A skull fracture is another, which may be depressed, requiring surgery. Facial fractures, facial nerve injury, deafness and potentially cervical spine as well. It's not like in the movies. At a minimum, concussion, which may be mild to severe. ...Read more
Sometimes I lose my balance, collapse, and knock my head. This has resulted in many injuries. What should I do?
See your doctor: You need a full neurological and cardiac workup, including balance testing. ...Read more
Can you get hit in the head hard without getting any head injuries? I get hit in head a lot but I'm always fine afterwards
Why hitting head?: Why are you hitting your head so often? Are you wearing head protection for the activities in which you participate. While you may not feel the effect of a head injury, What we know about cumulative effect of head trauma suggests you need to take more care of yourself to avoid long term consequences. Example, see stories about football players. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For about two weeks, i've had an isolated pain on the top left side of my head, not from injury. What might be causing this?
Scalp sore: If not from injury , consider the possible sources. It could be something in the skin - a lesion or a sore. It could be something deeper than the skin in the muscular or fatty layers . There might be a skull growth , cyst , and lastly something deeper within the brain could be the source. Bottom line is to go see md if you can't exclude something simple and it won't go away ...Read more