It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Brain & Head Injury Message Board

Head Injury...?

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-10-2004, 10:25 PM   #1
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 4
righteous HB User
Head Injury...?

Hello all,
I was just wondering if anyone on this site has been suffering from inner ear problems caused by a head injury. I haven't yet been diagnosed, but my doctors seem to think that this might have been caused froma blow to the head. It is possible, beacuse i have had a few head injuries, and they said that can really disturb the inner ear...and that It can be very hard to tell the difference, seeing how the symptoms seem to mimic eachother, but i would really like to hear any feedback that anybody may have. I've been suffering from this for a while, but havent really had anyone to talk to about it... or at least anyone that understands,,, but i really do understand what most of are going through! thanks!

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 05-10-2004, 11:52 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 2,296
studyin HB Userstudyin HB Userstudyin HB Userstudyin HB Userstudyin HB User
Re: Head Injury...?

Hi Righteous,

Yes, head injuries can definitely cause dizzy problems. This from the internet:

Head injuries are sustained by 5% of the population annually. Post-traumatic vertigo refers to dizziness that follows a neck or head injury -- while injuries to other parts of the body might in theory be associated with dizziness, in practice this is almost never the case.....after a head injury, otoconia may be displaced from the utricle and migrate into other parts of the ear, causing dizziness (also known as BPPV).
Better get yourself checked out by a neuro-oto or a good ENT who understands this stuff.


Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Neck, Back, Head and Right Shoulder Injury giggles21536 Pain Management 6 05-26-2011 09:13 PM
hurts in back right to middle of head..sensitive to touch anxietyridden09 Headaches & Migraines 4 03-18-2011 04:14 PM
important information for anyone with potential head injury feelbad Brain & Head Injury 2 01-11-2011 10:04 PM
Head Injury Schizophrenia and Autism? attack123 Brain & Head Injury 0 12-10-2009 10:36 PM
Can HEAD INJURY cause my pain? dahlstrom34 Brain & Head Injury 6 01-12-2008 08:37 PM
Scared about recent Closed Head Injury Rachelr81 Brain & Head Injury 4 02-12-2007 12:34 AM
Help on MRI, Head Injury and Neck pain bgsha Brain & Head Injury 10 08-11-2006 12:06 PM
Head now falling out rvx290 Brain & Head Injury 4 07-17-2006 05:59 AM
Bipolar from head injury? jade9182 Brain & Head Injury 13 04-28-2005 03:21 AM
dback re: head injury induced narcolepsy Angel77 Brain & Head Injury 2 04-17-2004 01:38 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:21 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!