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A 35-year-old female asked:

I hit my head yesterday- still have dizziness, nausea, headache today. is this a concussion?

5 doctor answers15 doctors weighed in
Dr. Estrada Bernard
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Post concussion: Those symptoms are consistent with post concussion syndrome. Follow with your health care providorcc to ensure that there is not a lingering structural problem.
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Dr. Daniel Elskens
36 years experience
?concussion: Absolutely this could be a concussion. Please seek medical evaluation.
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Dr. Osman Farooq
Pediatrics - Neurology 21 years experience
Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The symptoms can include headache, dizziness, vision change (blurred vision/ double vision), nausea/vomiting. If your symptoms or headache are severe, or if you have a loss of consciousness, you should get evaluated immediately.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
CONCUSSION: It is best to discuss this with a Neurologist who will study your medical history. If you are uncomfortable with your Dr. consult with another for a 2nd opinion.
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Dr. Paul Ganjian
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
Is this a concussion: Central Nervous System is a truly complex entity. No one for certain can tell you what it is unless you have been properly evaluated by a medical doctor who has enough information about you clinically.
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Last updated Aug 17, 2021

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