United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 19-year-old female asked:
I fell down my stairs 3 days ago and banged my head on the radiator. i still have a painful headache, feel dizzy, sick and very tired. concussion?
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Neurosurgery 35 years experience
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Pediatrics - Neurology 21 years experience
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Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Symptoms fit: The symptoms you are describing are certainly consistent with concussion. Other symptoms of concussion include: fatigue, vision changes, irritability, feeling slowed down, difficulty sleeping, feeling emotional, sleeping more/less, memory issues, mentally foggy. Typical concussion improves in 7-10 days with rest from stressing the brain & body. If symptoms worsen or any concerns, I'd seek eval.
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