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is there any way to tell the difference between concussion and a hangover if i fell down drunk

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Duration of symptoms: The difference is the duration of symptoms. The symptoms of a hangover should resolve quickly, within a day. On the other hand, symptoms of a concussi ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Have no idea: because you haven't listed any symptoms of either condition. Getting drunk after a head injury doesn't sound like its using your best judgement, or e ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would encourage: You to be evaluated w history. The combination of head injury followed by period that you were either unconscious or in an altered state could represe ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please get: Urgent medical evaluation. These are symptoms that warrant attention.
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A male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Not likely from Hx: Do you recall the details before & after the event? What or how did you feel when you got attacked by this rogue pole? Were you dazed or disorie ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Lipkis
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Headache and nausea: Your symptoms are likely only due to the alcohol. The concussion 6 weeks ago should not be an issue if you were feeling well up until the time you got ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You need a complete neurological evaluation.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Seek medical help: The common symptoms of a concussion are headache, dizziness, and feeling tired. Additional symptoms can include memory problems, nausea/vomiting, tro ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Well, you can't: and this is a pro-health site. Am sure there are plenty of places on the internet to get advice about more effective ways to hurt oneself, but I am n ... Read More
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Dehydration: It is likely that you are still very dehydrated from the excessive alcohol consumption and the fast heart beat could be a result of this. If you have ... Read More

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