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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Head Trauma (Definition)

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


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Can you give me advice with head trama question and concussion?

Can you give me advice with head trama question and concussion?

Concussion resources: There is a lot of great information regarding concussion out there. The centers for disease control (cdc) has a great site to start. There are so many different types of symptoms that can occur after head trauma. Detailed history and symptom review is important so that all of these can be addressed and a plan developed. This is key. Get a plan and stick to it. ...Read more

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I had blunt force trama to the head three weeks ago, I started to drink last night and today I woke up fine but now I feel light headed and it hurts?

See a doctor.: This may not be related to your head trauma. It could be related to your drinking...however, you should be seen by your doctor or go to the emergency room. You need to be examined to make sure there is no bleeding in your brain or other consequence from your head trauma. ...Read more

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What kind type or how hard of a trama to the head would cause u to bleed from brain?

What kind type or how hard of a trama to the head would cause u to bleed from brain?

Depends: That my friend is the million dollar question. Sometimes the trauma is great and sometimes very little trauma will cause a bleed. Bleeds are increased with persons that take blood thinners. Most of the time the trauma is easily to discern, but sometime the bleed is latent and no cause can be found. ...Read more

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I have a extremely bad headache. I am extremely sensentive to lights and sound. No recent head trama or injuries. Headache for 6 hours straight?

I have a extremely bad headache. I am extremely sensentive to lights and sound. No recent head trama or injuries.  Headache for 6 hours straight?

See below: Could be a migraine type of headache and the first line medicines to use (as long as you do not have bleeding disorders) would be ibuprofen. Rest, sleep and isolation into a dark, quiet room will help as well. However, if this is the worst headache that you've ever had and have no other symptoms beside the headache, seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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Dent on rt side of head and getting longer followed by headache, rt eye hurts, no trama or injury?

Dent on rt side of head and getting longer followed by headache, rt eye hurts, no trama or injury?

See a neurologist: You need to see a neurologist for the symptoms you are describing. You need a further work-up with a ct scan of the head to rule out any lesions that may may be eating away at your bone. An MRI may be useful as well as a neuroophthalmologist to evaluate your vision issues in a broader context. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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If i had a brain bleed would the pain get worse and lessen? Would a spot in the back of my skull be tender to the touch? I've had no head trama.

If i had a brain bleed would the pain get worse and lessen? Would a spot in the back of my skull be tender to the touch? I've had no head trama.

If you have had no: Head trauma, than you fear a hemorrhagic stroke or an aneurysm? Most likely, if you had either of these, you would not feel it on the outside of your head and you would have neurologic signs ie limb weakness, problems speaking, confusion or any other neuro signs associated with damage. If you are having any other neuro signs, get checked out, but otherwise it does not sound like an active bleed. ...Read more

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My head hurts so bad i'm on my period &. I don't feel good right now no health problems or any head trama having neck pain to.. Eyes hurt!

My head hurts so bad i'm on my period &. I don't feel good right now no health problems or any head trama having neck pain to.. Eyes hurt!

Migraine: This sounds a lot like a common migraine. If you don't have a fever or have another known illness, this should be evaluated by your doctor once you feel better. If it doesn't get better in 1-2 days, definitely seek medical attention, or in the case it gets more severe. ...Read more

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Dull head ache and drip in throat and maybe right nose csf leak? Head Trama but not serious I still can swallow the drip so maybe phlem?

Dull head ache and drip in throat and maybe right nose csf leak? Head Trama but not serious I still can swallow the drip so maybe phlem?

Phlegm is sticky: Phlegm is "snot", CSF is salt water. Some people describe CSF as having a slight metallic taste. It is salty and not slimy or sticky. If you lean forward and water drips out of your nose, and it isn't sticky or slimy, you may have a CSF leak. Generally, patients with CSF leak notice a headache, worse with sitting up and better lying down. If you have these symptoms, go see a doctor! ...Read more