A 21-year-old female asked:
Diagnosed with mild concussion 4 weeks ago.headache/dizziness went away but after heavy studying head has been pounding for 3 days. what's going on?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronan Monsefanswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Concussion: Sounds like post concussive syndrome. Treatment is usually total brain rest that includes not watching tv, studying, reading, etc. You should be see. By neurologist or concussion specialist for further work up.
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Dr. Alexander Mauskopanswered
Neurology 44 years experience
Post-concussion synd: This headache is due to the post concussion syndrome, which should improve with time. Migralex (rapidly dissolving combination of magnesium with aspirin) can help for acute pain, daily magnesium for prevention.
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Dr. Osman Farooqanswered
Pediatrics - Neurology 22 years experience
Get checked: If your brain has not fully recovered from a concussion, you can continue to have ongoing problems. After a concussion, your brain needs complete rest. If you place strain on your brain before it has healed, your symptoms can worsen. It would be good to get evaluated by a neurologist.
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Last updated Apr 18, 2015
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