Confusion

Disorientation; Thinking - unclear; Thoughts - cloudy; Altered mental status - confusion

Confusion is the inability to think as clearly or quickly as you normally do. You may feel disoriented and have difficulty paying attention, remembering, and making decisions.

Head trauma

Head injury can occur when the head and neck is thrown violently such as in an accident. This type of head injury can also cause injury to the brain by causing it to rebound in the skull. As a result the brain may bleed, swell, and dangerously increase in pressure.

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Home Care

When to Contact a Medical Professional

What to Expect at Your Office Visit