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what are the symptoms of a concussion

A 48-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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A 54-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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Impaired function: Concussion can affect your physical state, thinking ability, emotional state, and can affect your sleeping pattern. Some common findings are headaches ... Read More
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A 54-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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A 37-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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
May vary: The general symptoms of a concussion may vary and last for several weeks. Some symptoms may include(but are not limited to) headache, dizziness, sensi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Several weeks: In general, the symptoms of a concussion may take up to 6 weeks to go away. The symptoms are varied and include headache, clouded mentation, nausea/vo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Concussion: I am not aware of any data or information that would suggest that a macrobiotic diet would ease the symptoms of of a concussion.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Concussion: One or two blows without unconsciousness is not to worry about. Dozens of apparently minor blows could cause cerebral injury. Rest easy and find out ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Usually short: Usually less than 3 weeks. It depends partly upon how severe the injury was.

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