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Head Injury

Injury to your brain, skull, or scalp is called head injury. The types of head injuries are hematoma, hemorrhage, concussion, edema, skull fracture, and diffuse axonal injury. Headache, lightheadedness, dizziness, confusion, nausea, and memory loss are some of the symptoms of head injury.

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Why do I experience clogged ears, pulsatile tinnitus, and hearing loss after a head injury?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffered a mild head injury six days ago. My ears got clogged after I hit my head. They still feel clogged, and I have occasional pulsatile tinnitus in my left ear. As a result, I have had hearing loss for a few years. Is this something that can happen after a head injury? I asked ab...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay. B. K.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you said, your hearing loss before the incident is called presbycusis. Recent trauma of yours has caused a subarachnoid hemorrhage in the temporal region on the right side. The temporal lobe is mainly responsible for your hearing and its processing. Do you have clog...  Read Full »

Switches of my husband’s hair transplant bleeds. Is it serious?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband had undergone hair transplantation three years ago, but his stitches are not completely closed because of his tight skin. He has pain in the area where the stitches were done. Yesterday he hit the wall and had a blood clot on the forehead. He had bleeding from the site where...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can understand your genuine health concerns. The Probable causes: Yes, there may be wound infection in this way. The skin should have been closed by primary suturing after the hair transplant, but if there is deficient ski...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about the head injury that occurred 14 years ago when I was drunk?

Query: Hello doctor, I was drunk and bumped into a tall dresser which knocked a dinner plate off the top and hit me on the head about 14 years ago. I do not remember much as I was drunk. When I woke up the next day, I felt completely fine. I had a very small cut on my head so I did not consult the doctor. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually, the person experiences vomiting, headache, and dizziness after a head injury, but you did not experience any of these symptoms then, so do not worry. Everything is fine, and you did not experience any symptoms afterward. Are you taking any medicine currently...  Read Full »

I have noticed a cut after a past accident. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I was drunk and hit my head quite hard 14 years ago. When I woke up the next day, I noticed a small cut, but I did not have any symptoms. Should I be concerned about the head injury?  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I cannot comment without seeing the site of injury. However, in concussion head injuries, the patient might get symptoms even after 24 hours. Give attention to symptoms like a headache when you change your posture, nausea, vomiting, and blurring of vision. If you not...  Read Full »

Headaches from past head injuries. Is that Risk’s Brain Tumor?

Query: Hi,I frequently used to beat my head with metallic objects when I was in my 20s. I used to lose my temper and do that. But now, at the age of 33, I started developing headaches on one-sided. I am afraid it could be a brain tumor as the pain comes and goes without any reason. Can I get a brain tumor ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. It is less likely to get a brain tumor by beating your head with metals. So, I would exclude this possibility. You may suffer from tension-type headaches or post-concussion syndrome. I would like to know more about your ...  Read Full »

Do I have dizziness and headache due to the hit on the back of my head a month ago?

Query: Hi doctor, About a month ago, I hit the back of my head on the underside of a cabinet when standing up. It hurt, but I did not pass out or anything like that. For a day or two, I felt slightly dizzy. I had a dull headache for about a week. The back of my head was tender to touch, but no bleeding or ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern. You mentioned the history of being hit on the back of the head about a month ago. You had symptoms like pain on the hit spot, dizziness for two days, dull headache for one week, and tender feeling in the hit area on the scalp. I hope you did not h...  Read Full »

Can several tiny t2 and flair signal abnormalities in my MRI report be due to head trauma?

Query: Hi doctor, In a 31-year-old female with a height of 5.2 feet and a weight of 180 pounds, there are several tiny t2 and flair signal abnormalities predominantly within the subcortical white matter of the cerebral hemispheres in her MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) results. She is currently taking Est...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully your MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and would explain that these findings do not have clinical significance. They could be related to birth hypoxia or migraine. I would like to know the medical history of the patient. Doe...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options for a cerebellar lesion?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a doctor, and my mother, 84 years old, is hypertensive and diabetic. She had a minor head injury two weeks ago, after two days, she developed dizziness and nausea. We had an MRI, which showed a cerebellum lesion. She was treated for breast cancer about five years ago, and uterus canc...  Read Full »


Dr. Solanki Chirag Natwarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am considering the history of cancer of the breast and uterus. There are chances that this cerebellar lesion might be a metastasis. I think she would require a detailed evaluation. PET-CT (Positron emission tomography-computed tomography) and CECT (Contrast-enhanc...  Read Full »

I feel dizzy after a ladder fell on my head. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,A heavy ladder fell on my head. Then, dizziness occurred twice and I have some constant chest pain in the middle of the chest. Also, I am feeling chest heaviness. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Krishnananth P.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Falling heavy objects on the head can result in a range of conditions, from simple headache and hematomas to internal brain structure injuries. It is important to examine yourself for any depressions on the scalp. If you experience symptoms such as vomiting, visual distu...  Read Full »

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

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

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 »

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