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A 16-year-old male asked:

Backtoback concussions within 3days.now19 months later i still have pcs, symptoms- slow processing, speech diff., etc.when can i return to sports?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
Do not: Do not returned to the contact sport until all your symptoms are completely resolved. Meanwhile, see a neurologist to receive medications for symptomatic treatment..
Dr. James Natalie
Sports Medicine 16 years experience
Rest: Despite length of time after concussion, your still symptomatic and need to be evaluated by a sports medicine/ PMR physician. You should NOT return to sports at this time and ultimate return to play will need to be determined by your doc after a complete history and examination

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