A 25-year-old male asked:
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can you give yourself a concussion with your hand? i was holding a dog and it tried to bite so my hand went back, hit my forehead. had one months ago.

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: if you did not lose consciousness or amnesia to event.
Answered on Nov 5, 2015

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Concussion: Very unlikely , not enough force generated by the described mechanism to produce a concussion
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