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Head injuries

Head injuries can be serious, even if they're not visible. Read about signs and symptoms, as severe head injuries always need to be seen by a doctor.

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Concussion

Concussion is a short-term loss of brain function following a head injury. Learn more about the causes, signs and symptoms of concussion.

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Subdural haematoma

A subdural haematoma is an emergency condition that can result from a head injury. Here's why it's so important to seek urgent medical attention.

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Acquired brain injury (ABI)

ABI is the result of damage to your brain, which may occur due to injury at any time during your life. Learn more here.

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Coma

In a coma, a person is alive but totally unresponsive to the world around them. Someone in a coma will need intensive care in hospital. Find out more here.

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Amnesia

Amnesia is loss of memory that is usually temporary but can sometimes be permanent. Learn more about its causes and ways to live with amnesia.

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Fluid from the ear

Fluid from your ear may be just ear wax, but sometimes it can indicate illness or injury. Read more here about the causes and treatments.

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HeadCheck app

The HeadCheck App is a concussion app to assist parents, first aiders, trainers and coaches to recognise and manage recovery of concussion in kids. Learn more here.

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Aphasia

Aphasia is a brain condition that involves difficulty with language and speech. A speech pathologist can help people with aphasia. Learn more.

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Facial injuries

An injury to the face can be caused by almost anything, including falling over, cutting yourself shaving or being struck in the face by an object.

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