Advertisement

What are the symptoms of a cerebral contusion?

The symptoms of a cerebral contusion (bruising on the brain) depend on the severity of the injury, ranging from minor to severe. Individuals may experience a headache; confusion; sleepiness; loss of consciousness; nausea and vomiting; seizures; and difficulty with coordination and movement. They may also have difficulty with memory, vision, speech, hearing, managing emotions, and thinking.

Continue Learning about Head Injuries

Sports Concussions: What You Should Know
Sports Concussions: What You Should Know
At last, sports-related concussions are getting the attention they deserve. From new National Football League rules to nationwide laws for young athle...
Read More
Can I continue to play sports after a concussion?
Jumo HealthJumo Health
After a concussion, eventually you will be able to play sports again. But going back to sports too s...
More Answers
Recognizing Concussion Symptoms in Your Child
Recognizing Concussion Symptoms in Your ChildRecognizing Concussion Symptoms in Your ChildRecognizing Concussion Symptoms in Your ChildRecognizing Concussion Symptoms in Your Child
Don't let hard head hits go unnoticed with these expert tips.
Start Slideshow
Protect Your Noggin With a Bike Helmet
Protect Your Noggin With a Bike Helmet

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.