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A.D.D.? Or did a bump could cause this problem?

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About 12 years ago, I hit my forehead and saw a flash of light. Since then I've developed a large bump where I hit it. I also seem to have a problem keeping a job or even cleaning my house. I was wondering if I have A.D.D.? Or if the bump could cause this problem?

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replied March 16th, 2011
ADD and ADHD Answer A20898

It seems unlikely that the forehead injury might lead to your current symptoms. Serious head injuries do cause certain behavioral problems, but usually there is an identifiable brain injury. If your investigations were normal, it looks like you may have to look into other causes that might cause the problems. Not able to keep a job or clean to house can be due to difficulty concentrating and focusing. It is advisable to see a mental health professional for a diagnosis. You may have to consider and rule out other possibilities such as depression, anxiety, etc.

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Abhijeet Deshmukh, MD

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