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My daughter hit the back of her head in the bath tub what are the signs of a concussion? i put ice on her head so far.

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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Age is important : According to to the cdc it is important to monitor your child for excessive sleepiness or complaints of headache. This information is very helpful. http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/signs_symptoms.html#1.
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Concussion?: The major sign of concussion is an alteration of mental status or level of alertness. Additional signs may be confusion, headache, dizziness, disturbance of sleep and a disorder of attention. If she is free of symptoms, yoiu do not have to worry.
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Last updated Mar 3, 2014

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