Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) can have a wide-ranging physical and psychological effects. Several signs and symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries may appear immediately after the traumatic event, while others may appear days, weeks, or even months later. Brain injuries can range in scope from mild to severe.
Symptoms of Mild TBI
A person with a mild TBI may experience
- Ringing in the ears
- Trouble with memory, concentration, attention
- Loss of consciousness lasting a few seconds to minutes
- Sensitivity to light or sound
- Nausea or vomiting
Symptoms of Moderate or Severe TBI
A person with moderate or severe TBI may have some of the symptoms listed above. In addition, the person may experience any of the following:
- Constant Headache
- Repeated vomiting or nausea
- Slurred speech
- Convulsions or seizures
- Enlargement of the pupil (dark center) of one or both eyes
- Numbness or tingling of arms or legs
- Loss of coordination
- Increased confusion, restlessness, or agitation
- Loss of consciousness lasting a few minutes to hours
A person who suffers a blow to the head or another trauma that may have caused a TBI should seek medical attention.
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If you or a loved one has suffered a TBI or any other injury, contact us for a free consultation or call us at 305-577-3777.