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is headache, severe a symptom of post concussion syndrome

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NSAIDS: I would recommend either 2-3 Advil (ibuprofen) every 6 hrs or Aleve- 2 tab initially, then 1 every 8 hrs: if not relieved- go directly to the ER-TODAY ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Yes: Best approach is to treat the headache, both preventatively and proactively, but sleep patterns often get disrupted following head injury. Prefer you ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Pain meds: As long as you have been evaluated by your doctor or a neurologist after you had concussion and cat scan etc, were normal you can take some pain med f ... Read More
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Dr. David Braunreiter
29 years experience Sports Medicine
Several things: Difficult to answer in brief. There are medications to reduce pain, and there are medications to help with sleep. It all depends on why you are sti ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
It depends: If increased physical (or cognitive) activity leads to a return of symptoms you are not ready to resume these activities. I'm curious, how does one si ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: A small amount of alcohol such as this should not cause any major issues. Avoid large amounts of alcohol, because they can cause excess sedation with ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Clarity: Concussion is a transient brain injury, and so-called post-concessional symptomatology is unlikely to persist beyond 6 weeks, unless there has be stru ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
See a specialist : It is time for a consultation with a specialist and follow-up imaging. Good luck.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Concussion: Actually both. There is the physical elements of a concussion. Then there are psychosocial aspects that prolong concussion symptoms if not addressed. ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Ross
Dr. Joel Ross answered
40 years experience Geriatrics
Concussion: A thorough neuropsychological testing will be of great benefit. If your insurance can cover this seek out such a consultation.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Choline: No, I don't think choline would be very helpful for post concussion syndrome
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
20 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not necessarily: Post-concussion syndrome is a condition the can occur after a head injury in which your symptoms can go on for the days that can continue for the days ... Read More

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