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A 19-year-old male asked:

I play varsity high school football, sometimes when i do a play, i get a headache or head stings sensation that lasts 30-120 sec after impact. help?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Concussion : The risk of head injury in football is real. Your helmet does not protect you from brain damage that can be permanent. It's hard to understand the gravity and reality of our brain injury when we are young. Learn to tackle correctly and don't lead with your head and you can minimize the risks. Be educated. Tbi and CTE start at head injury #1. See NFL head health challenge. Good luck.

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