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how long do the symptoms of a concussion last? i was in an accident a week ago and my head is still pounding

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Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Concussion: Concussion headache can remain for many months. You need to have cognitive as well as physical rest. Naproxen twice a day with food can help, however if symptoms persist longer than three to four weeks you may need a preventative medication. Either way you should be evaluated after any head injury and have the appropriate work up depending on your history.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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