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i hit my head do I have a concussion

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Passed out?: If you passed out (no matter how briefly) this was concussion. If you did not pass out you did not have a concussion.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Concussion: It is very possible but more information would have been worthwhile knowing.
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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Persons who have had one concussion are more susceptible to a second concussion from equivalent mechanical force to the head than someone who never ha ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
You may have had a: concussion and this may be the result. Please make sure to see a doc and stay w/him/her until your symptoms have resolved. Such symptoms go away slo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You : You may have a concussion. Symptoms of concussion can include headache and dizziness which you are already experiencing. You do not have to lose con ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
36 years experience Neurosurgery
Unconscious: Memory loss, unconsciousness, persistent headaches.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No symptoms?: If you have remained symptom free you may not have a concussion. Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Certo
28 years experience Dentistry
Hospital visit: You may have a concussion. Get to your primary care doctor or hospital immediately.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Probably not: A concussion involves either loss of awareness or possibly altered mentation, so potentially things like confusion even in absence of loss of consciou ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If you are still having pain now, whether this is related to your childhood injury is unknown. I would see you doctor to discuss the issue.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: head concussions result in hematoma or lumps and are followed by a constellation of symptoms among which headache is a common one. Usually at least a ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Hello. Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, slurred speech, weakness, feeling dazed, numbness, ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Concussion: It is possible. A whole spectrum of symptoms may occur. You need to check it out.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
When? : At 40 it is highly unlikely to get serious brain problem with such an injury but if pain continues and accompanied by nausea and vomiting see an md.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
You may have: Any complete blackout can be theoretically called a concussion but you may have suffered a shock from the pain. But to be on the safe side you must g ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You need immediate evaluation to rule out intracranial bleed.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This is too broad of a question since head injury is very common and broad of a term. In general, if you have not lost consciousness during the "head ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
CONCUSSION?: Need to have it checked, good exam, possibly a ct head.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Go to ER: You have to go to hospital. Do not go to sleep. Have someone go with you.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Tell your parents: Let your parents how badly you feel and why. They will know what to do. You may also ask them to set up an account to speak with a doctor specificall ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Solomon
36 years experience Neurology
Common: Headaches after a blow to the head are very, very common. And worst in the first week or so. A blow to the head, w/ or w/o concussion can also worse ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
56 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Check it out
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Protocol for TBI: Put the brain at rest until symptoms abate. No exertion physical or mental. The metabolic needs of a concussed brain are increased. This resolves over ... Read More

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