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A 28-year-old female asked:

I hit my head on a ceramic sink near the mastoid area. a week after i went to the doctor had a ct scan which came back normal with mild concussion. i still feel headaches and dizziness.

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Concussion: Symptoms of headache, dizziness and fogginess of thinking can linger 4-6 weeks after a concussion.
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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Post-concussive synd: Most symptoms of a concussion - headaches and dizziness get better within four to six weeks of injury.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Post-traumatic: Your symptoms are not atypical for a closed head injury. Much of this should resolve over a maximum of 4-6 weeks, but if dizziness or headache is persistent, see your doctor for further interventions.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
CONCUSSION: It is best to discuss this with your Neurologist who knows your medical history. If you are uncomfortable with your Dr. consult with another for a 2nd opinion.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2021

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