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Head injury

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Major head injury

Severe head injuries require immediate medical attention because there's a risk of serious brain damage.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Head injury
  • Memory loss
  • Confusion which is new
  • Seeing double
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Major head injury.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Minor head injury

Minor head injuries are common in people of all ages and should not result in any permanent damage.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Head injury
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Minor head injury.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Subdural hemorrhage

A subdural haematoma is a serious brain condition that is often caused by a head injury.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache getting worse over time
  • Head injury
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Confused or muddled
  • Feel unbalanced

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Subdural hemorrhage.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.