What to do for post-head injury symptoms?

What to do for post-head injury symptoms?
Published on, 04 June, 2024. Answered by Dr. Zahoor Ahmad Parry and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor

Experiencing severe left-sided headaches, eye and face pain, swallowing difficulty after head injury. Any recommended actions or insights?


Thank you for reaching out to Dr.Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


 1. Possible Diagnoses:

     Consider temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, trigeminal neuralgia, or trigeminal neuropathy. Symptoms may include severe headaches, facial pain, and difficulty swallowing.

 2. Consultation with a Neurologist:

     Crucial for proper evaluation. Neurologists specialize in diagnosing nervous system conditions, including those from head injuries. They'll conduct a thorough assessment to determine the cause.

 3. Treatment Plan:

     After evaluation, a tailored plan will be devised, which may involve medication, therapy, or further testing based on diagnosis.

 4. Seeking Relief:

     Follow the neurologist's guidance for effective symptom management and improved quality of life.



Ask Multiple Doctors Online for Just $5!

Ask Now

About Dr. Zahoor Ahmad Parry

Enroll as a Doctor