Head Injury

A head injury is any type of damage to the brain, skull or scalp. It can range from mild bruising or bruising to traumatic brain injury. Common head injuries include concussions, skull fractures and scalp injuries. The consequences and treatment will vary depending on what is causing your head injury and how severe it is.

The head injury can be closed or open. A closed head injury is any injury that does not damage your skull. An open (penetrating) head injury is one in which something can damage your skull and skull and enter your brain.

It can be difficult to judge how serious a head injury is at first glance. Some minor head injuries bleed profusely, while some large wounds never bleed. It is important to take all head injuries seriously and have them evaluated by a doctor.

What causes a head injury?

In general, head injuries can be divided into two categories according to what they cause. This can be a head injury due to a blow to the head or a head injury due to tremor.

Shaking head injuries are common in infants and young children, but can occur every time you experience severe tremors. Head injuries due to head injuries are often associated with:

  • car accidents
  • Falls
  • physical attacks
  • sports-related accidents


A head injury may present different symptoms depending on its severity.

  • some bleeding
  • bruising
  • a mild headache
  • feeling sick or nauseated
  • mild dizziness

When does a head injury require medical attention?

Head injuries should not be underestimated. See your doctor immediately if you think you have symptoms of a serious head injury.

In particular, you should always seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following conditions:

  • blackout
  • betting
  • disorientation

Types of Head Injuries:

  • Concussion: This is the most common type of head injury. A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that happens when the brain is jarred or shaken hard enough to bounce against the skull. It can range from mild to severe. 
  • Contusion: The lump in the brain itself is called contusion. This can cause bleeding and inflammation.
  • Intracranial hematoma (ICH): It is the blood under the skull that forms a clot.
  • Skull fracture: Sometimes a broken skull can affect the brain. Broken bone fragments can damage the brain and cause bleeding and other types of damage.

Why to choose Dr. Prasad Umbarkar for Head Injury Treatment?

Dr. Prasad Umbarkar is one of the best Brain and Spine Specialists in Sangamner, Ahmednagar with vast clinical and surgical experience. He has operated on more than 3000+ patients with Brain and spine-related disorders. Please feel free to call us on 8669177494 or click on Book An Appointment for your best treatment.