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Trauma To Head
Bffs husband beat her (trauma to head and neck) she is 28 weeks now having low but mild contractions what are the chances they will stop as she relaxes ?
Contractions early: Please help get your friend to the obstetrcians or the labor and delivery room to be checked out. They can work magic to help stop the contractions. This will also be a safe place to inform the authorities that she is being abused and they can get her to a safe place much easier. ...Read more
Can stuttering be caused by emotional trauma or head surgeries? No matter how many specialists I see I can't shake my severe stutter.
Stuttering biologic?: I'm not an expert in this area but a psychiatrist i knew treated himself successfully with a newer antipsychotic medication. This off label use has many risks & highly recommend other attempts with relaxation and antianxiety medications first. But a low dose of a second generation antipsychotic might be worth a try in severe stuttering. This may be a clue that stuttering is a movement disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could profuse sweating after trauma to head after a fall that causes bruising on the brain be a sign of trauma to the heart also?
Headache with hard knot on left side back of head, it swells when headache worsens. No trauma to head. Nausea & some dizziness too. Should i worry?
Muscle contraction: This sounds like a muscle contraction tension type headache which is associated with nausea and lightheadedness. Frequent or persistent headaches should be evaluated by a physician or neurologist to be sure, however. Muscle relaxants, tranquilizers or stress management may be prescribed. ...Read more
ER : Er evaluation. Of course it depends on the details and force of the trauma. But if there is significant pain, particularly in association with any nausea, vomiting, confusion or disorientation would need urgent evaluation for concussion at minimum, internal bleed as worst case scenario. ...Read more
Yes: Significant trauma to the head that would involve the jaw and the area in front of the ear could potentially involve the TMJ and exacerbate or cause pain and discomfort. See an ent, oral surgeon, orthodontist/dentist or reputable provider of care for the tmj. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nose trauma: Possible, but best to get it looked at, to be on the safe side. ...Read more
No: Tonsillar descent is a condition when the lower portion of the cerebellum is able to migrate through the opening in the bottom of the skull. If it happened due to trauma, it is called tonsillar herniation and is usually rapidly fatal. If there is tonsil descent found on ct or mri, it is usually part of a chiari malformation and should not be dangerous. See your family dr. For evaluation. ...Read more