Banged And Swollen Back Of The Head Accompanied By Nausea And Dizziness?

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Ass. my father 2 days ago fell and hit the back of the head. After that incident my father was nauseous and dizzy, etcetera, the explanation and the solution

1 Answer:

Hi,


Banging the head can cause head injury. Head injury is a condition of malfunctioning in the brain that occurs due to trauma to the head (blows, collisions, falls, traffic accidents)


Head injuries are divided into 3:

minor head injury, fully conscious state, or acquired fainting <10 minutes
moderate head injury, there is disturbance of consciousness / fainting> 10 minutes
severe head injury, impaired consciousness to a coma, seizures may occur

In the condition of head injury can also be accompanied by symptoms:

headache
nausea
gag
blurred vision
ringing in the ears

Things that result from head injuries, namely:

minor abrasions
tear on the scalp
bruise
concussion
cerebral hemorrhage

Other possible causes of headaches and nausea include:

symptoms of high BP
vertigo, spinning headache
tension type headache, tension type headache

If the thing you are experiencing continues or gets worse, there is severe vomiting without preceded nausea, recurring fainting, visual disturbances, you should go to the hospital for immediate examination and further examination, if there are any conditions that are suspected to be dangerous such as concussion or bleeding . Some additional examinations may be suggested.


Some of the things you can do:

taking pain relievers such as paracetamol to reduce headache pain
cold compress if there is a bruise
get enough rest
rest elevating the head with a pillow about 30 degrees
avoid sudden changes in position
read about head injuries


hopefully useful, thank you


dr. Danny


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