Head Injury symptoms
Head Injury

Symptoms could include:

  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity that cause violent shaking and loss of bodily control. Bruises can result from injuries sustained during a seizure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Motion sickness is a sensation of wooziness that usually occurs when someone is traveling by car, boat, plane, or train. It can cause an upset stomach, nausea, cold sweats, dizziness, and headache.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypersomnia is a condition that causes a patient to feel sleepy throughout the day.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • When a condition or disorder temporarily or permanently interferes with the normal sense of sight, this is called a visual disturbance.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Ear discharge is any fluid that comes from the ear.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Unusual or strange behavior is behavior that is not appropriate to the circumstances. It occurs when a person is unnaturally moody, aggressive, euphoric, or mild-tempered. Fluctuations in mood from time to time are normal. However, unusual reactio...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:Healthline
    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.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • A generalized tonic-clonic seizure, sometimes called a grand mal seizure, is a disturbance in the functioning of both sides of your brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:Healthline
    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
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • 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.
    Source:Healthline
    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.
    Source:Healthline
    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.
    Source:Healthline
    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.
    Source:Healthline
    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.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
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