Any physical or traumatic injury or blow to the head causes a concussion of the brain. A sudden movement of the brain within the cranial vault due to trauma can alter the mental state and even lead to an unconscious state. Though concussions are not serious, they cause symptoms that require medical attention. Loss of consciousness, memory loss, sensitivity to light and sound, behavioral changes, imbalance, confusion, dizziness, blurred vision, slurred speech, headache, etc., are all some signs and symptoms of concussion. Seek immediate medical help when the symptoms are prolonged.
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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 »
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 »
Query: Hi doctor, My 4-year-old son fell in his chair to concrete at about 10:00 AM (about 12 hours ago). He had a nice-sized knot pop up immediately. He cried a bit but seemed fine soon after. But as the day went on, he got sluggish. He took two different naps and was not playful at all. Then laid down a... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not think it is anything major as the height of the chair may not be big. However, any concussion cannot be ruled out. As you said, he vomited once. It is better to take him for examination and get the imaging done if necessary. I hope this was helpful. Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old female. My height is 5 feet 4 inches, and my weight is 188 lbs. 15 days back, I fell and have a mild concussion on the top of my head. My brain and cervical spine CT scan results were clear. Now I have a consistent headache since then, ranging from mild to severe, main... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It most likely seems to be a post-traumatic headache. Although the CT scan (computed tomography) was normal, I feel an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) needs to be taken to re-confirm there are no extradural bleed or subdural hematomas that may form after some time. If ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Are deep white matter hyperintensities normal in a 40-year-old male, or are they indicative of brain damage? I was assaulted ten years back and was punched on the sides of my head, and a radiator and a door hit off the back of my head. I was diagnosed with a concussion. I had a Brain... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Previously we used to assume these were normal with aging, but, as of now we know these hyperintense lesions occur due to associated conditions like diabetes, hypertension, smoking, etc (the usual risk factors). So, kindly screen yourself for these abnormalities and ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23-year-old woman and I had a mild concussion when I was seven years old. Will it cause a decline in intelligence? I did some examination and they revealed nothing abnormal. I stayed unconscious for a few seconds and so I went to the hospital. The doctor told me that I am totally fi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is nothing wrong with your brain. A small injury to the brain in childhood will be got completely healed by now. If not, then the function of that part of the brain is taken by the adjoining normal brain. You experience slowness due to lack of attention to that pa... Read Full »
Query: Hi,I am in need of a quick consultation. Two days back, I was playing football. I took the knee to the back of the head (was not unconscious or anything) i could feel a bit of pain however it wasn't till after the game when the adrenaline wasn't there i could feel pain in the back of my head and rea... Read Full »
Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq Thank you for writing and i am concern about you. So basically if the force of knee was hard enough to hit head and you got lump there so there are chances of some injuries or fracture. In such case first of all I would like you to do x ray of affected area. And yes you shoul... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My daughter suffered a concussion 16 weeks ago. She is still struggling with several symptoms like constant headache, fatigue, trouble falling asleep, feeling weird and occasional dizziness. She does feel a little better compared to a couple of weeks after it happened, but unfortunate... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can completely understand your concern for your daughter's illness. I have seen the attachment. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Sports concussion injury is a new concept in medical sciences. Concussion is basically a very mild injury to the brain w... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I hit my head twice this week and wondering if I should see a doctor. I am a 29-year-old female. The first hit was four days ago on the top right of my head when standing up underneath something metal. It was a pretty hard hit. It hurt on and off for a day, just the spot itself on ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have carefully and thoroughly reviewed all the details related to your case and feel sorry for the health issues you have. There is no major harm to the brain when hitting like this even twice in quick succession. Your concerns are notable but that worrisome situatio... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
Query: Hello doctor,I am 20 years old, with 155 pounds. I have been having eye trouble seeing squiggles and floaters in my vision. Also, I cannot focus, and it seems like the lighting goes different. Two years ago, I got into a car accident and suffered a concussion. I do not know what it can be. It is als... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Floaters are usually due to changes in vitreous (jelly in the back of the eye) when it starts liquefied and detached from retina. It often is the aging process after the 40s to 50s age, but in cases of trauma, surgery, or myopia, it can even be at an earlier age. As ... Read Full »
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