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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Head Trauma (Overview)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid acceleration or deceleration forces.


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Could violently snappin my head back and forth to style my hair all my life cause head trauma or cause my brain fog/head sensations/confusion? I'm 19

Could violently snappin my head back and forth to style my hair all my life cause head trauma or cause my brain fog/head sensations/confusion? I'm 19

No: The movements would have to very violent and rapid to cause any neurologic damage. Make sure your doctors rule out sleep apnea as a cause of your symptoms you list above, as this is frequently missed in young people. At the very least, a home o2 desaturation test should be run to rule this possibility out, followed by a home or lab sleep study if clinically indicated.I hope other docs chime in als. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
487 doctors shared insights

Head Trauma (Overview)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid acceleration or deceleration forces.


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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Treat all household members with nix permethrin with dr approval
Weekly
Check every person with lice for nits (eggs) every day
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Do a thorough cleaning of beds, sofas, and play areas. Do the laundry
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How would patient be treated if they were admitted to the e.R. With severe head trauma?

How would patient be treated if they were admitted to the e.R. With severe head trauma?

Treat raised ICP: In addition to the basic ABC's of trauma care. Cross table x-rays are obtained to exclude high cervical fracture. If there is evidence of raised intracranial pressure the head is elevated above the level of the heart. The paiteint may be intubated to secure the airway and to hyperventilate the patient to lower the intracranial pressure. An ICP monitoring device might be installed. ...Read more

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What is head trauma?

What is head trauma?

Head trauma: An external force is applied to the head that causes injury to the skull, face, and brain. In a car accident the force can be acceleration-deceleration. Or the force can be external such as being hit by someone. Or a myriad of other injurious causes. ...Read more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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What is the best treatment for severe head trauma?

What is the best treatment for severe head trauma?

Trauma Center: Severe head trauma usually means the person cannot wake up (coma). Injuries like this require treatment by a team which includes trauma surgeons, intensive care specialists and neurosurgeons. These teams are available at all level i and ii trauma centers in the us. ...Read more

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What is the best non-drug treatment to give a teen recovering from head trauma?

What is the best non-drug treatment to give a teen recovering from head trauma?

Support: Behavioral therapy, occupational and physical therapy including neurostimulation are of help. You may try omega 3 and vit b complex including linoleic acid as these can be of help. We have used b complex and omega 3 in adhd with good results. ...Read more

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Constant migraine/head pain. Not due to trauma ect... How to determine if it's a stress headache? Remedies for a cure?

Constant migraine/head pain. Not due to trauma ect... How to determine if it's a stress headache? Remedies for a cure?

Constant Migraines: I feel empathy for your distress. Due to” Constant migraine/head pain”, please see a Neurologist for Diagnosis and Treatment. Practice : • Focus on “Breath Is Life” • Keep saying until you run out of breath. • Take another deep breath and repeat the same. • Do it with 10 breaths • Do not focus on other thoughts, they will pass away like clouds on mountain • Visual Imagery of National parks ...Read more

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