Brain Injury

A violent jolt or blow to the head or neck region, and bullets and other objects that can enter the skull can result in brain injury. Depending on the severity of the injury, the symptoms can be loss of consciousness, headache, nausea, vomiting, sleep difficulties, blurred vision, ringing in the ears, memory problems, convulsions, depression, and coma.

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Am I receiving the right treatment for my headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male of 31 years. I have suffered from migraines or headaches ever since I was a child. Recently, I was told that I have enlarged blood vessels in my brain and my neurologist has said they are tortuous vessels. I suffered a brain injury before eight months. I collapsed at home and...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Regarding the first incident of brain injury, I understand that collection of blood was there following the skull fracture. I guess it was extradural hemorrhage. It it is not always necessary to perform surgery in such case...  Read Full »

Can brain bleed result in a lingering headache?

Query: I tripped and hit my head against the wall a few days ago. No not on my head or any external bleeding, but headaches did start shortly after. Pretty sure I have a mild concussion but my friends who are nurses say there's not much that can be done so there's no point going to see a doctor unless I ha...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query. It's unfortunate what you are facing. Firstly, the symptoms continue long after corona negativity. So it might be just a continuation if that episode. If it was due to possible damage in brain or its associated structures due to blunt trauma, you are likely to have more sympt...  Read Full »

Can a head injury result in severe migraines?

Query: My bf has been having severe migraines we where at a family event and he fell and hit his head after this happened we went home his temperature had risen and he started to have bad migraines I took him to the emergency room they did X-Rays and did a spinal tapping to check for fluid on the spine eve...  Read Full »


Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Neurologist

Answer: Dear According to your history your BF had a head trauma and after that, fever and sever headache has started. You said that in the ER, he had underwent X-ray and spinal tap. What about brain CT scan? Did you mean CT scan by saying "X-ray"? I ask it because it is very important. If a brain CT was...  Read Full »

I have terrible coordination. Is it due to childhood head injuries?

Query: Hi doctor, For four years I have the really bad coordination. I fumble things a lot. I am very clumsy, weak, tired and I pee all the time. I drag my feet along the ground while walking and my legs do not work when I try to stand, but that is a rare thing for me. I have memory issues, moderate vertig...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description there are two possibilities which need proper evaluation. The first is a punch-drunk syndrome. The disorder is common in those who have repeated trauma to head and present with varying mixt...  Read Full »

Do the length of ventilator depends on lung infection rather than neurological problem?

Query: Hi doctor, Does the length of time in critical care always reflect the severity? Is the length of time on a ventilator depend more on the cause i.e. longer if lung infection rather than neurological, etc? Can you have severe illness complications and still be in ICU for a short while? When I was 2...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am so sorry that you went through so much and I am glad to know that you have made it. You are extremely lucky to have survived all this. It seems like after persistent seizure you developed acidosis that pushed you in cardiogenic shock. Very few people come out of it...  Read Full »

Is there a way to regain sensation, which was lost after an accident?

Query: Hi doctor, The query is regarding my friend. He met with a major accident and his lower limbs power 0/5 after accident. There is no sensation below naval and allopathy doctors have given up hopes. Request your inputs whether such cases can be supported. We have tried a lot of doctors. Now looking fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The sad thing about brain and spinal cord is that once damage is done, it is not possible to reverse it. Having said that, there is a lot of research going on in this field. In the west, similar patients have been benefited by braces that help relay the comman...  Read Full »

Can sudden asphyxia cause brain injury in a child?

Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about the health of my nephew who has got brain injury during his birth. In the past he had DHA supplements and used to do exercise. I need your consult regarding the extent of injury, effects, solutions and medication. Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly give me some more information about the clinical status of your nephew such as age, growth pattern, milestones and any other symptoms associated with it. Revert back with the asked details to a neurologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-o...  Read Full »

How long will it take for a 7-year-old boy to involve in sports after having concussion?

Query: Hello doctor, My 7-year- old son fell out of a top bunk and as he was bleeding from his ear we took him by an ambulance to the hospital where he was diagnosed with a major concussion and possible non-displaced skull fracture. He was discharged the next day but we were told that as he had been bleed...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, Paediatrician, Pediatric Allergy Asthma Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern for your son, I hope he is fine. Since then, if he has no further bleeding and no seizure episodes, and is fine with no complaints he can attend the school and participate in sports and other activities. I would suggest to avoid swimming fo...  Read Full »

Does a fall cause brain and IQ damage in a baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter of 6 months old had a fall yesterday from 20 inches height. She had a hit on the backside of her head. She cried loudly and I immediately applied lot of water on the backside of her head. She became fine within a minute and she is totally fine now. Will it affect her intellig...  Read Full »


Dr. Alok Rathi

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fall from height does cause injury, a known fact. Human body has protective mechanisms against such accidents. One is bony skull, which prevents force to hit brain inside. It is not that effective in children. Next is fluid inside the skull surrounding brain does prevent...  Read Full »

I have memory loss, confusion, and I hear sounds. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I hear sounds, which are not necessarily voices, and I cannot focus on text or computer. I have memory loss, confusion, and forgetfulness. These symptoms have become relevant from the past week. I suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, and OCD. I am under Lexapro, Abilify, Mirtazapine, a...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you aware that the sounds which you are hearing are not real and are just in your head? You have a history of multiple concussions. That can cause some brain lesion like atrophy or encephalomalacia. These findings can cause the symptoms. It can be checked by CT or M...  Read Full »

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