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Head Injury symptoms
Head Injury

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain
  • Seizures
  • Coma
  • Nausea
  • Paralysis
  • Confusion
  • Loss of Consciousness
  • Drowsiness
  • Ringing In Ears
  • Vertigo
  • Agitation
  • Slurred Speech
  • Stupor
  • Visual Impairment
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Abnormal coordination
  • Stopped Breathing
  • Discharge From Ear
  • Unequal Pupils
  • Anxiety
  • Vomiting
  • Blindness
  • Bruises
  • Irritable Mood
  • Choking
  • Aphasia
  • Breathlessness
  • Diplopia
  • Disorientation
  • Facial Swelling
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Disorders of Communication
  • Personality Change
  • Stiff Neck
  • Black Eye
  • Tonic-clonic Seizures
  • Clumsiness
  • Irregular Breathing
  • Confabulation
  • Unable to Speak
  • Labored Breathing
  • Mouth Pain
  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Abnormal Behavior
  • Speech Impairment
  • Frontal Headache
  • Gasping For Breath
  • Severe Headache
  • Bleeding From Ear
  • Facial Bruising
  • Impaired Sensation
  • Combative Behavior
  • Choking Sensation
  • Blurred vision
  • Loss of sense of smell
  • Ataxia
  • Mobility Limitation
  • Ecchymosis
  • Bleeding Eye
  • Slow Respiration
  • Runny Nose
  • Paralysis of Extremities
  • Impaired Taste
  • Amnesia, Temporary
  • Absence of Taste
  • Hearing Loss On One Side
  • Aimless Movement
  • Unable to Control Emotions
  • Bruise of Head
  • Oversensitive Hearing
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Hot Flashes
  • Agnosia
  • Involuntary Muscle Jerking (Myoclonic Jerks)
  • Posture Abnormal
  • Automatic Repetition of Words
  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
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  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
  • Coma, from the Greek word "koma," meaning deep sleep, is a state of extreme unresponsiveness, in which an individual exhibits no voluntary movement or behavior.
  • Hypersomnia is a condition that causes a patient to feel sleepy throughout the day.
  • Stupor is a state of impaired consciousness in which it is difficult to arouse a person even with vigorous, noxious stimulation. The state of obtundation resembles a deep sleep from which the person can only be awakened for brief periods by shaking, shouting or pinching.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Disorientation, the lack of being able to correctly identify oneself, one's location, or the date and time, is a sign of an altered mental status. An alteration in mental status is often an indication of a serious medical problem, requiring prompt medical attention.
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Communication disorders can affect how a person receives, sends, processes, and understands concepts.
  • Personality changes are alterations in the behavior, thinking and interactions of a person from their established character. These changes may be indicative of chemical dependencies, psychiatric illness, dementia, trauma, illness, altered body chemistry or temperature, or poisoning.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • A black eye is usually the result of trauma to the head or face – particularly the nose, resulting in bleeding beneath the skin which results in discoloration or bruising. Most black eyes are not serious, but sometimes can be an indicator of a medical emergency, such as a skull fracture.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • A black eye is when the capillaries beneath the skin around the eyes have broken, blood enters the surrounding tissue and discolors it, giving the appearance of bruising.
  • A generalized tonic-clonic seizure, sometimes called a grand mal seizure, is a disturbance in the functioning of both sides of your brain.
  • Clumsiness is a common problem in otherwise healthy children with normal intelligence. Motor coordination problems may affect the ability to perform age-appropriate activities, such as dressing and running.
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Labored breathing is a medical emergency. Breathing is an automatic process, regulated in the brainstem. Working to breathe is usually a sign of
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Behcet's disease is a rare disorder that causes blood vessels to become inflamed. Also known as Behcet's syndrome, this condition has several symptoms that may not otherwise seem related.
  • Impaired sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. Changes in sensations are often subjective and difficult to describe, that is, experienced by the patient but difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Hazy vision, cloudy vision, blurred vision are all problems with seeing clearly. Any change in your normal vision is cause for concern and is a good reason to call a doctor for an examination.
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Hearing loss can be caused by many things – some reversible such as wax buildup in the ear canal or ear infections with fluid build up. Some hearing loss is irreversible – that due to mechanical problems within the ear itself, or sensorineural problems within the inner ear.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Aimless movements can be a symptom of a primary or secondary movement disorder, side effect of a medication, psychiatric disturbance or dementia. Aimless or purposeless movement is therefore a significant symptom requiring evaluation by a physician to determine the origin of the problem.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Emotional content floods the brain in response to our experiences, physiological and psychological states. Most of us learn how to prevent emotions from interfering with functioning as we mature.
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • When you think of hot flashes, you probably think of a woman in menopause. But believe it or not, men can also experience the discomfort of flushing and sweating from hot flashes. In fact, according to Harvard Medical School (HMS), although fewer ...
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