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What Are The Most Common Symptoms Of Cerebral Contusion
Traumatic: A cerebral contusion is a bruise to the surface cortex of the brain associated with bleeding (vasogenic edema). It is caused by traumatic brain injuries (concussion, blunt head trauma, skull fractures) and typically resolves over days to weeks and can leave a permanent scar in the brain associated with a neurological deficit and/or a seizure focus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruise of the brain: Contusion means bruise. There may be scattered bleeding or some surrounding swelling. This can be minor or very serious depending upon the extent and location of the contusion. All such patients should be hospitalized as the swelling may increase in the days after the injury and lead to serious problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carelessness: Contusion- bruising on the brain can be caused by bad luck, but more often they are a result of carelessness when people don't wear bicycle helmets, motorcycle helmets, or helmets on 4 wheelers. They are careless in their pursuit of fun and don't follow proper techniques to protect their brain. Be careful, plan carefully, and go through a little inconvenience to save the brain! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure, i've heard of cerebral contusion. But now that my child may have it, I want to know what it really does to the body.?
Bruising of brain: Cerebral contusion is a trauma to the brain tissue, like bruising of cerebral tissue. In a young person who is well without any changes in function the changes are that there will be no sequela, although epileptic seizures may follow cerebral contusion in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had cerebral contusion during fall. Neurosurgeon says it is 6 millimeters. How will that affect me?
Cerebral contusion: Cerebral contusion is the result of a blunt force trauma to the head, which causes swelling of the region of the brain nearest to the impact. This swelling interferes with normal mental function in various ways. While it can cause a significant headache, mild contusions require only rest, fluids, and antiinflammatory medications for the headache. Severe symptoms could require cortisone or surgery. ...Read more
Bruise: Contusion in the brain is our wording for a bruise in the brain. If she is doing well, she should recover well. Repeated contusions cause permanent brain damage. There is always a future risk of seizures with contusions although seizures are uncommon afterward. Hopefully she will never have another traumatic brain injury. ...Read more
Trauma: Trauma to the brain.Get a more detailed answer ›
What do you mean by: 1. Scalp hematoma, left parietal region 2, cerebral contusion left parietal lobe 3. Cerebral contusion left base cerebral hemisph?
Scalp hematoma: Scalp hematoma is a bleeding underneath the scalp in the upper left region of the skull. The contusion is in the same region and is a brusing and bleeding in the brain. #3. Is another bruising or bleeding on the left side of the brain but lower down towards the base of the skull. These injuries sound like there are a result of head trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ischemic stroke at 90, pelvic fracture and cerebral contusion at 92. If risk of bleeding from falling > risk of tia/stroke from clot, baby aspirin ok?
Judgement: There's no answer to your question. No one has collected a series of 5, 000 people like you and tested the two options. This is where having a doctor whom you trust and who knows your history and all about you makes all the difference. (your question exemplifies why computers are never going to be able to practice medicine!). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got a concussion back in late february. Is it possible to still have symptoms? The back of my brain feels weird still.
Concussion treatment: The mainstay of concussion treatment i'd cognitive and physical rest followed by a gradual increase in activity. If symptoms return from increase activity continue rest. Recovery from concussion is variable person to person. Seek the advice of your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a concussion at practice in the early evening, then3days later i got another concussion, finished the game-symptoms hit me hard.How bad for brain?
Bad...: You need to be out of contact sports for at least a week. Follow up with your doctor or the team physician. Depending on how you are doing, you may need an additional week or longer. Read this, and/or refer it to your coach and doctor: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/medical-professionals/clinical-updates/trauma/sports-related-concussions. ...Read more
Seconds to days: Most symptoms develop immediately or within a few minutes. On occasion, concussed patients may not notice symptoms for several days. One risk occurs in sporting activities when concussed patients have minimal immediate symptoms and are allowed to return to a game on the same day. Any athlete suspected to have a concussion should be held out of competition until cleared by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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