Can a brain injury/brain damage lead to incontinence?

Yes. The damage may cause the patient to fail to void "normally". This can be caused by several mechanisms having to do with the injury.
Yes. In a variety of. Methods. It's best to see a urogynecologist for this type of work up.

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Is a brain injury/ brain damage considered to be the same as a mental illness?

No. A brain injury/brain damage occurs as the result of trauma to the brain. This may be include physical trauma, hypoxia (lack of oxygen), stroke. When physicians use the term mental illness, this refers to a psychiatric problem. Read more...

Hoping you can tell me, is brain injury/ brain damage the same as a mental illness?

No. Brain injury is damage to the brain as an organ. Most mental illness is seen in patients without a structural abnormality of the brain as an organ. However, some patients who have had brain injury are predisposed to certain forms or mental illness down the road. Read more...

What's the difference between brain injury and brain damage?

Not too much. They are used interchangeably since even mnor. Juries can lead to significant damage over time like multiple concussions. People sometimes say only permanent injuries are damage but we now know that even minor injuries can cause damage even if one cannot see the damage initially. Read more...
Cause and effect. Brain i njuries cause brain damage, but not all brain damage is caused by trauma or injury. Read more...

What is the initial treatment, by the emt's, for brain injury in an infant to prevent further brain damage?

ABC's. Airway, breathing, circulation. These are the tenets of "in the field" first aid. They establish an airway (can be basic or actual endotracheal tube), breathing (mouth to mouth or bag/mask ventilation can also give oxygen) and (circulation: chest compressions)... That is generally all that is at their disposal. Read more...
See below. First the emt's will ensure that the patient is breathing, they will then probably provide supplemental oxygen and make sure that the blood pressure is maintained. After that they will further stabilize the patient and then transport to a local hospital where they can evaluate and treat the patient. Read more...