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Month ago i had a concussion.How long is the brain vulnerable for a second?I breaked hard while driving 10 mph.Could that cause concusion again?Thanks
Are there better tests for brain damage in high school football players, test where the baseline can not be lowered to hide future concusions?
MRI: Baseline tests such as the impact test are important in following a player prospectively to see their response to concussions. Newer MRI tests may provide a better way to document concussions. There are special MRI scans that detect changes in the white matter fiber tracks.They also detect micro hemorrhages.In the future, as these techniques become accepted, this might be a way to assess concussion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Buddy fell skiing. Mild concusion. No brain bleed, CT shows bruising. He's a little dizzy not himself. Ok to have alcohol? Want to say no.
No alcohol: I would not advise alcohol until complete resolution of symptoms from the head injury. I am not sure what you mean by the ct showed bruising. If you mean bruising of the brain, then the injury is more substantial than a concussion and needs neurosurgical consultation and close follow-up. ...Read more
Had a concussion 5weeks ago.How hard is to get a second concussion/hurt brain? I'm scared i'll hurt myself if i go out, do everyday activities, houswork
Brain cells injured: Concussions, a form of mild traumatic brain injury (tbi), are usually caused by a blow to the head which causes the brain to move within the skull. The force of the brain moving suddenly, often bumping the skull, causes chemicals to leak out of the brain cells. It is important to rest to allow the brain to repair the damage to these delicate cells. www.cdc.gov/concussion/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take for the brain to heal from a severe concussion bc i had brain surg in 1993-95 ans the concussion was 9/16/13.
Up to a year: Patients with concussion can have symptoms of headaches, confusion, emotional lability, sleep disorder for 6 months to a year. History of previous brain surgery may prolong the recovery period from concussion. Check with your doctor to make sure there is no structural problems with the brain, such as edema, bleeding, contusion, that may affect your recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2nd mild concussion in 3 months. what happens to my brain after a second concussion? afraid I will have no brain left, they were so close together.
I got a concussion back in late february. Is it possible to still have symptoms? The back of my brain feels weird still.
Concussion treatment: The mainstay of concussion treatment i'd cognitive and physical rest followed by a gradual increase in activity. If symptoms return from increase activity continue rest. Recovery from concussion is variable person to person. Seek the advice of your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not clear: The actual changes in the brain after a concussion are not properly understood. After concussion, post-concussive syndrome (pcs) can be from mild to severe. It can include a range of symptoms including (but not limited to) headaches, dizziness, nausea, poor concentration, irritability, anxiety, noise or light sensitivity, depression, fatigue, sleep problems, memory problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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