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1.  Anisocoria
Anisocoria is a condition where the pupil of one eye differs in size from the pupil of the other. Your pupil is the black circle in the center of your eye. The pupils of your eyes are usually the same size. Anisocori...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Unequal pupils
2.  Concussion
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury. It can occur after an impact to your head or after a whiplash-type injury that causes your head and brain to shake quickly back and forth. Concussions are usually not lif...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Muscle weakness
  • Irregular eye movements
  • Unable to think clearly
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Unequal pupils
3.  Intracerebral Hemorrhage
An intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) occurs when blood suddenly bursts into brain tissue, causing damage to the brain, which may present symptoms similar to that of a stroke. Lobar intracerebral hemorrhages occur in th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Motor tic
  • Hand numbness
  • Finger numbness
  • Toe numbness
  • Unequal pupils
4.  Subdural Hematoma
A subdural hematoma refers to an accumulation of blood on the brain's surface beneath the skull. Subdural hematomas may be life threatening. They usually result from a head injury.There are two types of subdura...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Black eye
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Seizures
  • Unequal pupils
5.  Intracranial Hemorrhages
Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) is bleeding inside the skull. It is a life-threatening emergency. If you think you or someone you know is experiencing ICH, go to the emergency room right away or call 911. There are fou...
Symptoms:
  • Blindness
  • Ataxia
  • Headache
  • Visual impairment
  • Unequal pupils
6.  Head Injury
Injuries to your brain, skull, or scalp are all types of head injury. A head injury may be mild or severe depending on what caused it. Some injuries produce bleeding within your skull. Others cause damage on the outsid...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Agnosia
  • Hot flashes
  • Personality change
  • Unequal pupils
  • Severe headache
7.  Epidural Hematoma
An epidural hematoma occurs when blood fills the area between the skull and the protective covering of the brain. This can result from a head injury.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Worst headache ever
  • Black eye
  • Weakness of one side of body
  • Unequal pupils
8.  Optic Neuritis
Optic neuritis (ON) is a condition in which your optic nerve (the nerve that carries visual information from your eye to your brain) becomes inflamed. Inflammation causes vision loss-although usually in only one eye. A...
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Color blindness
  • Blindness
  • Visual impairment
  • Unequal pupils
9.  Shaken Baby Syndrome
Shaken baby syndrome is caused by forcefully and violently shaking a baby. Other names for this condition include abusive head trauma, shaken impact syndrome, whiplash shake syndrome, and inflicted head injury. Shake...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Fractures
  • Bulging fontanelle
  • Black eye
  • Unequal pupils
10.  Skull Fractures
A skull fracture is any break in the cranial bone , also known as the skull. There are many types of skull fractures, but only one cause: an impact or a blow to the head that is strong enough to break the bone. Th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Unequal pupils
  • Bruises
  • Nosebleed
  • Seizures
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