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3 Potential Lack of Listening When Spoken to Directly Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Concussion Not Needing Imaging

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI), or concussion, happens when a bump, blow, jolt, or other head injury causes damage to the brain. Every year, millions of people in the U.S. suffer brain injuries. More than half are bad enough that people must go to the hospital, and the worst injuries can lead to permanent brain damage or death.

    Most patients with mild brain injury recover within hours to days.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    dizziness, irritability, depressed mood, difficulty concentrating, trouble sleeping
    Symptoms that always occur with concussion not needing imaging:
    head or face injury
    Symptoms that never occur with concussion not needing imaging:
    recent fall from 6 feet or higher, severe vomiting, posttraumatic amnesia over 30 minutes, slurred speech, fainting, moderate vomiting
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Non - Specific Depressed Mood

    Depressed mood can be a normal occurrence, many people have short periods in their lives when they feel down or sad. Your symptoms do not meet the criteria for a depression.

    You should be feeling better in the next two weeks. If not, something else might be going on and you should see your doctor.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    depressed mood
    Symptoms that always occur with non-specific depressed mood:
    depressed mood
    Symptoms that never occur with non-specific depressed mood:
    thoughts of suicide
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  3. 3.Condition Involving Inability to Understand or Express Words

    Any new speech difficulty should be seen by a doctor immediately because it could be the sign of brain or nerve damage.

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    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    difficulty speaking or understand words or finding the right word, loss of vision, difficulty coming up with the names of common objects or people, arm weakness
    Urgency:
    Emergency medical service

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Lack of Listening When Spoken to Directly

  • Q.Are your symptoms causing difficulty at work, socializing, or spending time with friends & family?
  • Q.Are you around cigarette smoke on a frequent (daily or weekly) basis?
  • Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?
  • Q.Do you have trouble sleeping?

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Lack of Listening When Spoken to Directly Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced lack of listening when spoken to directly have also experienced:

    • 14% Head Nodding While Passing Out
    • 14% Tendency to Often Break Rules
    • 14% Attention Problems
  • People who have experienced lack of listening when spoken to directly were most often matched with:

    • 28% Concussion Not Needing Imaging
    • 14% Non - Specific Depressed Mood
    • 14% Condition Involving Inability to Understand or Express Words
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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