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Signs Of Concussion After Hitting Head
If I hit the top/middle of my head on the freezer door coming out of the fridge but have no signs of concussion should I get it checked out?
Ice: If you didn't lose consciousness, feel woozy, get confused, then put some ice on it and see how you are doing. ...Read more
Hi, what are the signs of concussions? I fell down the steps and hit my head really hard on a solid piece of wood
Symptoms over signs: The american academy of neurology defines concussions based on the presence or absence of a loss of consciousness, confusion after the event and the persistence of neurologic symptoms. Treatment includes complete cognitive rest followed by a gradual reintroduction of physical and mental activity. Other symptoms such as headaches and sleep disturbances are treated symptomatically. ...Read more
Hit the left & top/right sides of head not too hard about 26 hrs ago w no signs of concussion, still have a delocalized headache w pressure in temples?
My daughter hit the back of her head in the bath tub what are the signs of a concussion? I put ice on her head so far.
Hit my head hard and needed stitches 2 days ago. Don't show many signs of concussion. Just bouts of dizzines. Can I have a couple beers tonight? 4 or 5
Is it a sign of a concussion if you get hit in the head with a pipe and you feel sick to your stomach after?
Possibly: Abdominal distress after head injury may represent a post concussion symptom, especially if also associated with headache, confusion and tiredness. It results from an area of the brainstem that is kinked at the level of the nausea and vomiting center and the area known to trigger migraine symptoms. Wear hard hats in construction sites and most important protect your head even with a helm. ...Read more
Hit the back of my head two days ago, no signs of concussion, went to the ER, doc said I was fine. However, afraid to fall asleep, am I safe to?
Probably safe.: The first 24 hours after any head injury require frequent evaluation (usually every 2 hours) for signs of head injury. If you have not had any symptoms of concussion, you are likely fine. However, there can be delayed consequences up to a month after, but this is rare. Not sleeping will certainly not help. If you have symptoms of concussion later get seen. No contact sports for a week, minimum ...Read more
Hit my head off a metal pole. No signs of concussion. Didn't black out. But there is a soft lump on forehead. Should I be worried? There's no headache.
Can you have bleeding in the brain 28 hrs after a minor hit on sides of head and no apparent signs of concussion besides headache/pressure in temples?
Injury to head : Some blood vessels speclly in the temples in our heads are very close to the skull Therefore susceptible to minor trauma to the head. Persistent headaches, mental status changes, drowsiness are all worrisome signs. Please go to the ER if you are having continued headaches, nausea blurred vision, drowsiness or any other progressive symptoms. A bleeding inside the head must be ruled out ...Read more
4 yr old fell back onto concrete; hit head, but was somewhat braced by arm. Showing no signs of concussion, & is running around. Take to dr?
Yes!: An epidural hematoma is caused by a blow to the head, in the temple area. These involve bleeding that is initially confined between membranes within the skull cavity, so a person may appear totally normal at first. Undiagnosed and untreated, pressure builds, can be rapidly fatal. (natasha richardson ring a bell?) bleed around brain (subdural hematoma) can cause delayed mental status changes. C md. ...Read more
Certianly yes.If u: Hit hard enough. I would redirect your focus to why or how u did this? If intentional,you need to talk to your doctor about this behavior, and get help. Look up the symptoms of concussion and see how many you R experiencing. It is very important not to get a second concussion while suffering symptoms from the first one. This is how people die from concussion. If you R having symptoms, see your doc. ...Read more
Very rarely: It takes a bit of force to produce a concussion-so while in a rare circumstance one might turn the head fast enough(elderly) or rotate fast enough(e. G spinning car or amusemnt park ride) this would be uncommon. ...Read more
Post concussion: You may have a post concussion syndrome. This is a complex disorder in which a variable combination of symptoms such as headaches and dizziness last for weeks and sometimes months after the injury that caused the concussion. The duration or severity of the concussion is not related to the severity of the post concussive syndrome. If you have any of these symptoms see a neurologist. ...Read more
Can you get a concussion from braking hard while traveling 50mph without hitting your head on anything?
I was hospitalized at age 5/6 because I had a concussion from hitting my head, could this affect me now?
If none of the symptoms of a concussion occur after hitting my head twice when getting in and out the car I will be fine?
CONCUSSION: From what you describe regarding the mechanism of injury, and your current absence of symptoms, it does not appear that your sustained a concussion-force injury. If however you develop symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, light/noise sensitivity, nausea/vomiting, then you should follow up with your doctor. Don't forget to duck your head next time ...Read more
How hard do u have to hit ur head to have a concussion? Any certain place that hitting ur head is more common to get concussed?
Not hard: Concussions are serious, and recent evidence shows that they are not diagnosed as often as they probably should be. If you have had any trauma to the head through sports or accident, see your doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more
I had a concussion a year ago. Last night when I was in a car, it was bumpy and I kept hitting my head on the back of the seat. Should I be worried?
No.: It would not be a good idea until you have had an evaluation and possibly a repeat one done including a ct or MRI scan of your brain to r/o swelling or bleeding. Klonopin (clonazepam) can obtund your level of consciousness and cause you to be less aware of symptoms related to the head injury. ...Read more
If you only get a headache from hitting your head on something, does that mean it's probably not a concussion?
I got a concussion the other day from hitting my head on the floor in Judo, and I'm getting hot flashes. Is this normal?
Can you get a concussion from falling on your back and landing your elbows without hitting your head? Have confirmed grade 0 concussion 1/2yr ago
Could i have a concussion from bending down and standing up too soon hitting head on counter? What should I do?
Concussion.: Depending on how hard you actually hit your head on the counter, you certainly could get a concussion by this mechanism. A concussion occurs after trauma to the head. You should watch for symptoms during the first 24 to 48 hours after the impact. If you are symptom free during this period, then you are probably OK. Look for somnolence, inattentiveness. ...Read more
My boyfriend slipped and fell on ice hitting his head on the ground pretty hard, there's no blood but I'm worried if he has a concussion or something?
Urgent care: To get a check up. The symptoms can be delayed and if you are concerned, make sure he is not the one driving himself there. Good luck. ...Read more
Yesterday I was diagnosed with a concussion after hitting my head when I passed out. I feel very disconnected and a lot of pain. Revisit the ER?
I was punch at my head but I don't feel dizzy when hitting just feel the pain at the head and it Swell afterward...concussion?and can it make me dumber
Is walking into branches sticking out towards sidewalk a cause for worry? I brushed my head against it, slightly hitting. Had concussion months ago.
Are very serious. BUT that is mostly when signs of the concussion remain and other concussions occur on top of it. These significant symptoms include, but are not limited to:
change in emotion/behavior
not wanting to interact with people and migraine like symptoms of being bothered by light/noise/activity and nausea/vomiting
bad if the branches are causeing these. ...Read more
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