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A 16-year-old male asked:

playing football 2 days ago in goal got kicked in the side head. i get the odd dizzy spell, headaches and swollen&sore ear. advice? or help what is it

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Concussion: Please see a doctor as soon as possible. You are having symptoms of a concussion. Concussions can be deadly or disabling if you don't take care. Your brain needs time to heal. Do not play sports until you get this checked out. If you get another hit to the head before healing is complete, the risk of death is high. Good luck.

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