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How is head injury treated?

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In brief: Variable

Depending on type of damage to brain treatment is planned from nothing to surgery.

In brief: Variable

Depending on type of damage to brain treatment is planned from nothing to surgery.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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In brief: Rest for most

Most head injuries are mild but still require a period of proper rest to allow the brain to recover. You should not return to school, sport or work until symptoms like headache, nausea & sleepiness have fully recovered - your Dr can give you a cert.
Keep TV/computer screen time to a minimum. Allow yourself to sleep more than usual. Gentle exercise is good but limit it if headaches/nausea return.

In brief: Rest for most

Most head injuries are mild but still require a period of proper rest to allow the brain to recover. You should not return to school, sport or work until symptoms like headache, nausea & sleepiness have fully recovered - your Dr can give you a cert.
Keep TV/computer screen time to a minimum. Allow yourself to sleep more than usual. Gentle exercise is good but limit it if headaches/nausea return.
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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology

In brief: Head injury

Testing by neurologist needs to determine extent and quality of brain injury.
Eeg's, mri's and psychometric testing may be employed. There are many many types of head injuries.

In brief: Head injury

Testing by neurologist needs to determine extent and quality of brain injury.
Eeg's, mri's and psychometric testing may be employed. There are many many types of head injuries.
Dr. Idan Sharon
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