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I just hit my head fairly hard. I do not believe I have any symptoms of a concussion, but is it safe for me to go to bed now?

I just hit my head fairly hard. I do not believe I have any symptoms of a concussion, but is it safe for me to go to bed now?

Concussion Symptoms: Most people with a concussion recover quickly and fully. But for some people, symptoms can last for days, weeks, or longer. Symptoms of concussion: thinking, remembering, emotional, sleep, difficulty thinking clearly, headache, fuzzy or blurry vision, irritability, sleeping more than usual, feeling slowed down, dizziness, sensitivity to noise or light, balance problems, and more emotional. ...Read more

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Concussion (Definition)

An injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more


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Double vision a possible symptom of a concussion?

Double vision a possible symptom of a concussion?

Possible: If you have had a head injury and now have double vision, call 911 and proceed to the nearest E.R. ...Read more

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I can't think clearly. Is this a symptom of concussion?

I can't think clearly. Is this a symptom of concussion?

Possibly: Concussions typically occur after a head injury. At times, head injuries can be minor and we might not think much of them. If your confusion worsens or you develop other symptoms, you should get checked out. ...Read more

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Are hot flashes a symptom from a concussion?

Not typical: Brain injury can potentially cause problems with thermoregulation if there is injury to parts of the brain like the hypothalamus. This is a relatively rare cause of fever in the severely head injured patient. You should rule out infections. ...Read more

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I suffered a minor concussion 9 days ago. My only lasting symptom was a minor headache which ceased about three days ago. Can I drink tomorrow night?

Wouldn't recommend: After a brain injury, it would be better to avoid alcohol and any other nervous system depressant for quite a while. Remember, it the only one your have or will ever get. Take care of it now. It has to last a life time! Discuss this with your pcp, neurologist or ns who treated you. ...Read more

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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.

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. ...Read more

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Pain in head when I move after trauma. Is this a concussion symptom?

Pain in head when I move after trauma. Is this a concussion symptom?

Most likely: Headaches are expected after concussion but should resolve within 2-3 month. ...Read more

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I got a concussion at practice, then3days later I got another concussion played through that game, after game symptomes hit hard. Brain damage?

I got a concussion at practice, then3days later I got another concussion played through that game, after game symptomes hit hard. Brain damage?

After 1 concussion: ..... Each after the first comes on even more easily. After a concussion you should not go back to play for 1 week and only after doctor's clearance. Potential brain damage can occur (and probably does) after each concussion. ...Read more

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I'm going into wk 4 of concussion. New symptom today : a fluttering noise in my ears accompanied by pain at the top/back of my head. Is this normal?

? migraine?: Many patients who have suffered a concussion will later develop a tendency for migraines. These may present with irritation by light and/or sound, strange visual or auditory sensations, and throbbing head pain. However, you should be sure some other condition has not developed. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Symptom of mild concussion ended but back after a week. Ct scan: normal. Do I have pcs? What can I do? How long does it last? Do I have to c a doc again

Symptom of mild concussion ended but back after a week. Ct scan: normal. Do I have pcs? What can I do? How long does it last? Do I have to c a doc again

Post-concussion Synd: I suspect you have post-concussive syndrome (a myriad of symptoms - headaches, nausea, dizziness, poor focus, intermittent tired feeling, etc - that wax/wane). The syndrome can last many months but it usually resolves in most people within 6 weeks. I would suggest seeing your pcp for any new or worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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I hit my head April 28th and 29th of this year. I was diagnosed with a mild concussion. I had PCS symptoms, and they are better now. Dizziness was a major symptom. I started taking fish oil and it's helped. When will I able to drink again?

I hit my head April 28th and 29th of this year. I was diagnosed with a mild concussion. I had PCS symptoms, and they are better now. Dizziness was a major symptom. I started taking fish oil and it's helped. When will I able to drink again?

Discuss with team: You should discuss this directly with your health care team taking care of you for the concussion. The lack of data makes trying to predict what you've experienced or the results of any evaluation preclude any ability to provide a recommendation. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a concussion?

What are symptoms of a concussion?

CONCUSSION: To concus means 'to shake violently'; which is what happens to the brain when the head or trunk is violently impacted. This violent event causes brain injury at the cellular level, which is why symptoms and recovery are vary from person to person. The key to recovery is close follow up with a provider knowledgeable in the concussion who'll monitor symptoms & neurocognitive test results. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of concussion?

Altered awareness: The concussed person is an unreliable historian. Most often they want to get back into the game and will negate their symptoms so they can continue playing. We, in florida, are moving to hold concussed players out for at least a week to measure (as best we can) their injury. ...Read more

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What are some minor concussion symptoms?

What are some minor concussion symptoms?

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. ...Read more

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For how long will concussion symptoms last?

Short: Most symptoms from a mild concussion can abate in 24 hours. In a more severe concussion, one can have stmpyoms of headaches for several weeks. ...Read more

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What are some signs or symptoms of a concussion?

What are some signs or symptoms of a concussion?

Concussion Diagnosis: Concussion is caused by trauma to the brain. Concussion causes a constellation of symptoms including headache, confusion, nausea, dizziness, mood changes and sleepiness. You can have a loss of consciousness as part of the initial injury but this does not happen in all concussions. Treatment is rest and gradual return to activity. Contact your doctor to help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms/signs of a concussion?

Classically,: Definition of loss of consciousness, loss of memory or combination of both, subsequent to head injury. However, recent studies of sports injuries raise concerns of low level brain injury persisting for perhaps several weeks subsequent to trauma. This is no longer considered just a "bump on the head", or getting "dinged". ...Read more

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How much time until concussion symptoms ease off?

How much time until concussion symptoms ease off?

Hours to days: Most concussion symptoms ease off in a matter of several hours. Less often they can persist for several days. And almost all concussions resolve in 2-3 months. If symptoms persist or worsen or if you are concerned, you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Can you have a concussion with whipflash symptoms?

Yes, both: Symptoms. Of a concussion include headache altered mental status (loss of consciousness), disorientation, confusion and difficulty with attention and memory. Cognitive changes and consciousness are the hallmarks of concussion. Symptoms of whiplash are generally headache and neck/shoulder pain. A person may have both from the same injury. ...Read more

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Advice? Would my concussion symptoms ever go away?

Advice? Would my concussion symptoms ever go away?

Yes: Symptoms from a concussion can last for a long time, but most resolve.

Sometimes, other symptoms arise like depression, ptsd, and other emotional and psychological issues, and these can get in the way of recovery, so be sure to share all of this with the provider taking care of you and get the appropriate treatment if needed. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of a concussion?

Altered awareness: The concussed person is an unreliable historian. Most often they want to get back into the game and will negate their symptoms so they can continue playing. We, in florida, are moving to hold concussed players out for at least a week to measure (as best we can) their injury. ...Read more

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Do concussion symptoms usuaally appear right away?

Do concussion symptoms usuaally appear right away?

Yes and no: We are changing our approach to concussions. In the past we did not take minor changes in conscienceness as seriously as we do now. Many of our returning vets from the gulf (and junior seau's suicide) have made us think more about tbi (traumatic brain injury).If someone has an altered awareness at any point after head injury-it is/was a concussion.Take very serious care for this person. ...Read more

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What can you do to make concussion symptoms go away?

What can you do to make concussion symptoms go away?

Rest: The most important ways to speed healing rest and avoiding further head injury. Avoid strenuous exercise until symptoms have resolved. Treatment of individual symptoms, for instance Ibuprofen for headache. Avoid sedating medications. Eat a balanced diet and get sufficient sleep. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms that follow a concussion?

Several: Some of the more common include confusion, headache, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, and loss of memory. ...Read more