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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Any symptoms?: Possible concussion sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Symptoms?: If you have none of the symptoms of a concussion, altered mental status, confusion, loss of consciousness, try applying an ice pack to the area injure ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not yet: Head trauma is a common cause of headache. If you did not pass out, become confused or throw up, you will likely be fine. If the pain doesn't resolve ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
42 years experience Rheumatology
Head injury: In many cases of head injury I recommend being evaluated to neurologic changes. Even if it has been a day or two, I suggest seeing a neurologist to ev ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: if any vision changes or problems, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, neck pain you should be seen ASAP. If headache that is worsening then need to b ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
38 years experience Family Medicine
Head injury: 2 main reasons to visit Dr. 1st if injury caused a deep cut esp if would not stop bleeding. 2nd and most important is if there are concussion symptoms ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Concussion: Sounds like a concussion. The symptoms you describe can last 4-6 weeks. If you have not seen a doctor, I would recommend getting an evaluation.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Headaches: Most causes of headaches are benign. That is - the worst thing about them is that they hurt. Headaches that subside are almost always benign. At yo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Head trauma: Even after trivial head trauma it is not unusual to experience headaches or scalp tenderness for a week or two. However if headaches persist or increa ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Concussion: symptoms are present. Sorry you hit your head. Guidelines for restrictions should be discussed with the doctor who examines you. You need to avoid cer ... Read More

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