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What Are The Symptoms Of Brain Trauma
How long after an accident can brain trauma symptoms appear? My relative had brain trauma from a car accident several decades ago, and is now showing signs of mental impairment. Can these symptoms be attributed to the past brain trauma?
Evaluation needed: There is some increased risk of later dementia in individuals with traumatic brain injury, especially if it was severe - but cognitive declines can be caused by age, metabolic conditions, depression or other factors. New impairment warrants prompt neurological and neuropsychological assessment to assess the greater likelihood something recent is going on and figuring appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the risks, symptoms, limits for gunfire trauma related to brain damage and retna detachment? I have a live fire team and wish to cover all possible health risks.
Mechanical injury: By definition, brain trauma indicates that there was a physical injury to the head. This can be due to the head directly coming into physical contact with an object, or indirectly by forces being transmitted through the body (such as up the spine from hitting the body below the neck). A blast wave from an explosion can also cause brain trauma. ...Read more
No: Fever is part of the immune system, and helps your child fight off infection. Children tolerate even high fevers very well. There is no damage to your child from the fever itself. Fever is a sign that there is illness, so your doctor will evaluate to find out what is causing the fever. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can brain funciton recover after trauma? Is the loss of mental function resulting from brain trauma necessarily permanent, or can it be recovered?
Can you determine the year when a trauma happened through brain scans, for TBI. I need to know so that i can connect a TBI with my service in the army?
NO: Neither cause or time of occurance can be determined from a single scan, One might be able to estimate if one had a scan before the incident (control) and one now. ...Read more
Trauma to cells: simple answer: similar to reaction in any part of body that experiences trauma/injury...think of swelling after a sprained ankle. ...Read more
Does a brain injury only occur after a physical impact or is it possible that repeated trauma can have the same effect not the brain ?
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