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i hit my head really hard. will i be able to sleep?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Concussion?: Usually -yes. Possible concussion sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting & fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness, loss >
Answered on May 17, 2015
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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of balance or difficulty walking.
May 17, 2015

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