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A 43-year-old female asked:

Daughter playing soccer today got kicked in head. she now has a fever and a headache . can you have fever with concussion ?

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Dr. Ali Saberi
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Very concerning : concussions should not cause fevers. They can cause dizziness, headache, forgetfulness, mood changes and fatigue. If a fever is present after a kick to the head, I strongly advise you take your daughter to the ER. Not an urgent care clinic. ER!
Dr. Jason Adler
Dr. Jason Adler commented
Pediatric Critical Care 24 years experience
Fever and headache are likely unrelated to being kicked in the head. It is beyond the scope of this format to address adequately. Please contact your physician or go to the emergency room to sort this issue out.
May 23, 2015

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