Vomiting After Head Injury

Vomiting after head injury can be a worsening sign, but a single episode of vomiting is not a cause of alarm. The causes of vomiting after a head injury are migraines, hematoma, vestibular dysfunction, and skull fracture. Vomiting after the head injury occurs for several weeks or days, depending on the severity of the concussion.

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I have pain on touch 33 hours after head injury in a road accident. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I bumped my head on the road in an accident 33 years ago. The right side of my head got swollen up. I did not have nausea or vomiting. I safely drove back home. I have no coordination or concentration issues. My vision is normal, and all the senses are working normally. The swelling...  Read Full »

Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. These symptoms after a head injury require an evaluation by a neurosurgeon right away. 1. Fits. 2. Headache. 3. Vomiting. 4. Dizziness. 5. Giddiness. 6. ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for my ten-year-old niece, who is vomiting after a collision in the head?

Query: Hi doctor, My niece got hit on her head, and she is crying since then. She is having a problem while sleeping, and she vomited after two hours of the collision. The collision was not that strong. Is it something serious or is it just trauma? There is no swelling on the head that I can see. Please h...  Read Full »

Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any head trauma has to be observed for signs and symptoms for about 48 hours. An external injury may or may not be there, but internal injury has to be looked for. Vomiting is a symptom of internal injury, but most kids also vomit due to crying excessively. She needs t...  Read Full »

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