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A 36-year-old member asked:

I hit my head last night..and now have a headache. is there any concern for a concussion?

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Dr. Stephen Camacho
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Concussion: You don't have to have a loss of consciousness to have suffered a minor concussion. A headache is a very common after effect of a concussion. Any headache that is severe and intolerable after a head injury needs to be evaluated by a physician.
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A 29-year-old female asked:

Do I have a concussion i hit my head pretty hard last night I am dizzy have had headache ever since i hit my head

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
You : You may have a concussion. Symptoms of concussion can include headache and dizziness which you are already experiencing. You do not have to lose consciousness to develop a concussion. Other possible symptoms include ringing in the ears, nausea, vomiting, feeling tired, visual changes, slurred speech or difficutly remembering what happened. It would be prudent to be medically evaluated. Take care.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016


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