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A 21-year-old female asked:

i fainted and bumped my head hard. loss of consciousness for about 1-2 mins. now i have a stiff and sore neck and headache. should i be concerned ?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes,: Loss of consciousness means you had a pretty good knock to your noggin. Get checked today. You also need to find out why you are fainting because that can be serious too. If you are dizzy, do not drive! But get thee to an ER!
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Recommend medical evaluation to check for any injuries to your brain (concussion) head and neck. Please see doctor ASAP. Best of luck. Dr R

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