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A 28-year-old male asked:

How easy is it to get a second concussion after the first? while recovering from a mild one, 5 days later i hit my head again. i felt no symptoms from my first one anymore didn't pass put or anything else but it picked a small headache back up again.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Reinjury: If you get another injury before healing from the first- it can increase your risks. That is why there is now much more concern for football players getting back into the game if they have had a recent concussion.

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Last updated Jun 18, 2020

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