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Is a neurogenic fever normal after a head injury and is it dangerous 4 days after comes and goes prob not?

Is a neurogenic fever normal after a head injury and is it dangerous 4 days after comes and goes prob not?

Neurogenic fever: Neurogenic fever is never normal and is usually seen in severe traumatic injury when the hypothalamus is not functioning properly ...Read more

Head Banging (Definition)

Head banging is an abnormal behavior- literally to hit head against a wall or another surface. Some children head bang as a ...Read more


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Is a 321mm head circumference value normal for a 32 weeks pregnancy (baby boy) ?

Is a 321mm head circumference value normal for a 32 weeks pregnancy (baby boy) ?

Large size: there are readily available graphs on the net from Mayo Clinic and elsewhere. You should discuss the implications with a neonatologist. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for 3 days now, it is accompanied with some wooziness. The pain is generally at the back of my head. Is this serious?

I've had a headache for 3 days now, it is accompanied with some wooziness. The pain is generally at the back of my head. Is this serious?

Do NOT worry: You describe an ongoing tension headache, which may be getting triggered from neck issues, but could also be associated with migraine or occipital neuralgia. I don't worry about tumors, blood clots, or stroke issues with you, and think this is mostly annoying and benign. Physical therapy and mild analgesic might help. ...Read more

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I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water

I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water

Pregnant/ Headache: Heart rate can increase in second trimester due to increase in blood volume. Headache may be migraine ( more common first trimester) tension, stress,hormones.dehydration or foods keep a diary. Do you have ankle swelling?blurred vision? Since you are > 20 weeks check your blood pressure and urine for protein you may have pre-eclampsia. See your doctor/ ob over next 24 hours . ...Read more

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I'm going into wk 4 of concussion. New symptom today : a fluttering noise in my ears accompanied by pain at the top/back of my head . Is this normal?

I'm going into wk 4 of concussion. New symptom today : a fluttering  noise in my ears accompanied by pain at the top/back of my head .  Is this normal?

? migraine ?: Many patients who have suffered a concussion will later develop a tendency for migraines. These may present with irritation by light and/or sound, strange visual or auditory sensations, and throbbing head pain. However, you should be sure some other condition has not developed. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Is stuttering after a head injury normal?

Is stuttering after a head injury normal?

Not Necessarily: Assuming that there were no problems prior to the head injury, various speech problems can occur after this type of injury, but it depends on the area of the brain that is affected. It is always a good idea for a person to be fully evaluated after a head injury for all kinds of possible problems related to learning, communication, and even personality or behavioral changes. ...Read more

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I've had a non stop headache for the last 2 weeks. The headache is affecting my hearing and sight. Is this a serious matter?

I've had a non stop headache for the last 2 weeks. The headache is affecting my hearing and sight. Is this a serious matter?

YES!!!!: Please talk to your parents (or guardian) about this immediately. ANY headache that's severe, long-lasting or that causes a problem with hearing, vision, walking or ANYTHING like that, needs medical attention. Don't wait. Most likely you're having a migraine headache. In any case, please don't delay getting help. ...Read more

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My son had a dizzy spell which is unusual , racing heart and throbbing in the neck and a stomach ache he's 16 should we worry ?

My son had a dizzy spell which is unusual , racing heart and throbbing in the neck and a stomach ache he's 16 should we worry ?

Need more info: Would need more information to make a proper assessment. Please see a doctor for evaluation so a complete history and physical examination can be obtained. ...Read more

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Persistent headaches on random parts of head, few second spells of dizziness, fast heartbeat ... Normal reactions, eyesight is fine and smell is fine?

Persistent headaches on random parts of head, few second spells of dizziness, fast heartbeat ... Normal reactions, eyesight is fine and smell is fine?

Headaches: With this pattern of symptoms could be many things. Most benign. If symptoms continue for next 2-3 days, please see your healthcare provider for evaluation. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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What causes fluctuating fevers with only a head ache as other symptoms? Fever hitting 102.9 and 2 hours later he's fine and play for bit then hits aha

What causes fluctuating fevers with only a head ache as other symptoms? Fever hitting 102.9 and 2 hours later he's fine and play for bit then hits aha

Fever: There are numerous possible diagnoses. He needs to be seen, examined thoroughly and some tests taken. Make a detailed list of the times and degrees of temps along with pulse and respirations rate and take it with you to the doctor. Do this soon. Good luck and wish him better soon. ...Read more

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Intermittent fever for a month. Comes at night, the highest it generally reached is 99.4. 97.7-98.7 is my normal range. CBC, thyroid, and mono neg. ?

Intermittent fever for a month. Comes at night, the highest it generally reached is 99.4. 97.7-98.7 is my normal range. CBC, thyroid, and mono neg. ?

Need more info: Technically, this is still not a fever. However if this happens every night and and is associated with night sweats,I would be more concerned about infections such as Tb or Lymphoma(particularly Hodgkins), or thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Hi, I've been having feelings of pressure and tightness in my head for over a week with on/off dizzy spells. Is this a sign of a brain tumour?

Hi, I've been having feelings of pressure and tightness in my head for over a week with on/off dizzy spells. Is this a sign of a brain tumour?

Not necessarily: This can be a sign of many other things, other than a brain tumor such as migraine headaches, Inner ear problems or certain infections. I think you should pay a visit to your family physician to work this out. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What is the cause for a constant headache for three months with head tremors, a heartbeat sound in your head ad ears and stiff neck.

What is the cause for a  constant headache for three months  with head  tremors, a heartbeat sound in your head ad ears and stiff neck.

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I'm having constant headaches and sensations across my head following a course of 14 ECT, a month ago. I've been given a painkiller but no help?

I'm having constant headaches and sensations across my head following a course of 14 ECT, a month ago. I've been given a painkiller but no help?

More info. needed.: ECT side effects may last for several weeks. Unless the sensations are painful, a pain killer will not help. 1. Write down the best description of the peculiar sensations and the pain 2.What makes it better &/or worse, changes over the course of day, effects of local heat & cold on neck & head discomfort, 3. discuss with ECT specialist. 4. If pain etc suddenly worsen call MD! ...Read more