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What Can Cause Dizziness After Hitting Your Head
See discussion: Hitting your head won't cause a stroke in the way we generally refer to a stroke-a blockage of a blood vessel in your brain. However hitting your head hard can do some other things that aren't good. A more likely effect would be a concussion, which can have neurological effects on you. Less likely, but a hard hit could potentially cause a bleed in your brain, & this could have stroke-like effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HEADACHE: Constant headache x 3 days, unilateral, periorbital, left temporal, occurs same time of the day can be cluster headache. Alcohol intake triggers it. Because it is exdruciating, attacks are aborted by injections of tryptans and ergotamine. Prevention is with verapamil , etc. See neurologist for more advice.Migraine headaches sx and rx are similar lasting for few hours to 3 days.Feels like head. ...Read more
Please tell me if any digestive issues can cause head pressure/throbbing pulse in the back of head everyday?
Blow to the brain: A concussion causes pain from the impact injury to the brain when the brain strikes the skull from the inside. Sometimes it is not severe enough to cause too much dysfunction except the headache which can last for weeks or even a few months. Omega 3 pills are showing some benefits to people. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: It sounds as if you've developed a kidney infection. You should see your doctor and be evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Does frequent falling and hitting of the head when learning to walk cause serious injury to my 15 month baby?
No: Learning to walk unfortunately involves falling, but practice makes perfect. The skull is very durable and most minor bumps from falling have little to no consequence. It is still important to maintain a clutter free walking environment so there are less things to trip over even though most falls are unpredictable. ...Read more
Multiple reasons: Headaches are difficult to accurately assess. Your diagnosis depends on the characteristics of the headache. Where does is hurt? Are there provocative factors? Sinusitis is notorious for causing pressure type headaches but migraines, tension and cluster headaches can present similarly. ...Read more
Many things: Most likely cause is trauma if you hit your head for any reason. Also could just be tension headaches, but could mean something much more serious. You definitely need to see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more
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