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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Why am I not able to concentrate on work and keep hearing voices?

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

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 »

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 had enlarged blood vessels in my brain, and my neurologist has said they are tortuous vessels. I suffered a brain injury eight months before. I collapsed at home, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

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

Can the third ventricle enlargement be due to hydrocephalus after recovery from subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently abroad on vacation, and I had an important question, which could not wait until I saw my primary care neurologist when I am back home. Five months back, I was involved in a serious hit and run accident (me being the victim). I sustained numerous injuries, the most prevalen...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The other likely cause for enlargement of lateral ventricles includes injury to the brain tissue leading to vacuum effect on ventricular system and enlargement. However, considering no damage to other parts of the brain, I ...  Read Full »

Are my concentration problems related to the past traumatic brain injury?

Query: Hello doctor, Despite being an avid reader my entire life, I cannot read books as my focus is compromised now. I struggle with body equilibrium issues, water retention, fluctuating vision issues, headaches, complete loss of thought in the middle of a sentence. I also have massive anxiety, even unde...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I would like to know the following details about your headache:1) Since when you started to have these headaches? 2) In which part of the head do you feel headaches? 3) What type of headaches do you feel?4) How long does one episode of headache lasts?5) Do you feel any n...  Read Full »

I have recurrent shooting headaches five years after a traumatic brain injury. Kindly help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had persistent, recurrent headaches and shooting head pains due to a concussion from a traumatic brain injury, that I acquired five years back. The doctor has described my headaches as tension-type headaches, I have pain behind the eyes mainly, but it can be on the top of the head...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know few more details about your problem. Since when you started to have this problem? Did it start immediately after the accident? Or it started after some gap? In which part of the head do you have headaches mostly? Is it only behind the eyes? What...  Read Full »

I fell along with my 13-month old daughter. Can she have a traumatic brain injury?

Query: Hi doctor, The other night, my 13 months old daughter started screaming like crazy, I ran and picked her up and tried to walk around the room to soothe her, and I accidentally slipped while holding her and she fell on the floor. As I was slipping, I fell knee first, and at that point in that micros...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your question. There are two ways of judgement in our practice. Clinical judgement. Evidence-based judgement. The clinical one is based on the history, which you gave me. I appreciate the detailed description of the mode of injury and symptoms. Based on tha...  Read Full »

How to know if my seizure occurred due to a tumor or trauma?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an epilepsy patient. I got seizure before three weeks. There was a brain trauma nine months back. The CT and MRI showed only tumor and no other problem. Last week, the EEG report showed normal. How to find whether the seizure is caused by the tumor or by the trauma or both?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The establishment of the cause depends on the clinical history and location of the tumor as well as trauma. The nature of seizure varies from different areas of the brain. After identification of the affected area, ...  Read Full »

How long does it take to recover from HIE and a heart attack?

Query: Hi doctor, My brother is 51 years old. He has got HIE status after MRI reports. He had a sudden heart attack. Can he be cured? When can he return to his normal life?  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. HIE (hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy) occur due to compromise of blood or oxygenation to brain tissue and the degree of damage depending on the duration of lack of blood or oxygen. And, the prognosis depends on the extent of brain injury. If more injury, then poor prog...  Read Full »

Can brain bleed result in a lingering headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I tripped and hit my head against a wall a few days back. I did not have any external bleeding. After that, I started to have headaches. I think that I got a mild concussion. My friends told me that it does not require anything to treat this condition as I do not have any other symptoms....  Read Full »


Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having symptoms of headache continuously after having corona negativity. It can be a continuation of an episode. If it was caused due to possible brain damage or its associated structures due to blunt trauma, then you are more likely to have symptoms like nausea...  Read Full »

Can a head injury result in severe migraines?

Query: Hi doctor,My boyfriend has been having severe migraines. We were 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 an X-ray and did a spinal tapping to check ...  Read Full »


Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your history, your boyfriend had head trauma, and after that, fever and severe headache have started. You said that in the emergency room, he had undergone an X-ray and spinal tap. What about a brain CT (computed tomography) scan? Did you mean CT scan by sa...  Read Full »

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