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i was in a car accident on january 4th and scence then i had have had severe headaches blurred vision ringing in my ears and dizziness before the accident my vision was 20/20 now it is 18/50. i had a cat scan and a mri and both came back good. can you help me pleace


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replied April 21st, 2010
Brain and Head Injuries Answer A11406
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Headaches and dizziness can occur after a head injury and can take time to be cured because of concussion injury. If you had bleeding from the ears you must check with an ear, nose and throat person to rule out a vestibular component; usually these symptoms decrease after 3-6 months time. Until then you can meet a neurologist who may prescribe medicines for your headaches to be taken sos.

An mri and cat scan can be normal in concussion injuries. In certain injuries the optic nerve may be contused leading to reduced vision. This can also improve with time once the edema settles. Reduced vision is another reason for headaches. You should be wearing proper glasses or lens.

Hope this helps.

Take care.


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