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lingering concussion symptoms

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Research is underway: We're still learning about the long-term impact of concussion on the brain as we age. Given that you blacked out, that is concerning. However, the dur ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Altered awareness: The concussed person is an unreliable historian.Most often they want to get back into the game and will negate their symptoms so they can continue pla ... Read More
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Multiple symptoms: Definitions have varied though there are common symptoms included loss or alteration of consciousness, nausea, amnesia, visual complaints, dizziness a ... Read More
Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The symptoms can include headache, dizziness, vi ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Altered awareness: The concussed person is an unreliable historian.Most often they want to get back into the game and will negate their symptoms so they can continue pla ... Read More
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Some common: Some common symptoms are altered or lost consciousness, not being able to remember what happened or what one was doing, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, r ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
CONCUSSION: To concus means 'to shake violently'; which is what happens to the brain when the head or trunk is violently impacted. This violent event causes brai ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
These may vary: Symptoms of concussion can vary from person to person. Generally they include amnesia for the event, headaches, nausea or vomiting, blurred or double ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
36 years experience Neurosurgery
Days: Typically a few days but can be months (called post concussion syndrome).
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Short: Most symptoms from a mild concussion can abate in 24 hours. In a more severe concussion, one can have stmpyoms of headaches for several weeks.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Brooks
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Concussion Diagnosis: Concussion is caused by trauma to the brain. Concussion causes a constellation of symptoms including headache, confusion, nausea, dizziness, mood chan ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Classically,: Definition of loss of consciousness, loss of memory or combination of both, subsequent to head injury. However, recent studies of sports injuries rai ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Natalie
15 years experience Sports Medicine
Hours to days: Most concussion symptoms ease off in a matter of several hours. Less often they can persist for several days. And almost all concussions resolve in 2- ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes, both: Symptoms. Of a concussion include headache altered mental status (loss of consciousness), disorientation, confusion and difficulty with attention and ... Read More

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