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A 27-year-old male asked:

How much force does it take to have another concussion after you already suffered one? laptop bumped my head. only symptom i had was headache.

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Hard to say: You are right in saying it may take less force after a concussion to bring about a second one, especially if the first concussion was recent. That being said, it would certainly take more than a minor bump from a laptop to do that. If any concerns, don't hesitate to be seen.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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