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What symptoms are common in a head concussion?

What symptoms are common in a head concussion?

Symptoms are multipl: Symptoms incluse alterations of consciousness, headache, confused thinking, nausea and vomiting, difficulty with balance and fatigue are common, lasting minutes to hours to as long as months. An acquired attention deficit disorder and slowing of processing information. You should not go back to school or work until these symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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Can you get a concussion from a tap on the head?

Can you get a concussion from a tap on the head?

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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Can you get a concussion by hitting yourself in the head?

Can you get a concussion by hitting yourself in the head?

Certianly yes.If u: hit hard enough.I would redirect your focus to why or how u did this?If intentional ,you need to talk to your doctor about this behavior,and get help.Look up the symptoms of concussion and see how many you R experiencing.It is very important not to get a second concussion while suffering symptoms from the first one.This is how people die from concussion.If you R having symptoms,see your doc. ...Read more

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Can you get concussion from banging head afgainst af door?

Can you get concussion from banging head afgainst af door?

Certainly: Any type of head trauma could cause a concussion, but please note, by definition, a concussion is loss of consciousness, loss or memory or a combination of both. Headache secondary to head impact does not qualify. However, maybe your head pain could respond to therapy. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Banged my head last night quite hard, could I have concussion?

Concussion: As long as you did not have a loss of consciousness or neurological findings such as weakness or sensation changes it is unlikely you sustained a concussion. ...Read more

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I got hit in the head with a rock. What are symptoms of concussion?

Concussion: Symptoms include altered mental status, loss of consciousness, being stunned or confused, headache, dizziness, difficulty thinking clearly, slurred speech, difficulty walking independently. ...Read more

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Please help me! can you get a concussion without hitting your head?

Very rarely: It takes a bit of force to produce a concussion-so while in a rare circumstance one might turn the head fast enough(elderly) or rotate fast enough(e.G spinning car or amusemnt park ride) this would be uncommon. ...Read more

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Can you get a concussion from hitting the back of your head on a wall?

Concussion: Any head injury may cause a concussion. Some are mild, some are moderate, and some are severe. They may cause symptoms of headache, dizziness, nausea, etc. If you retained consciousness and there are no symptoms, you will be alright. ...Read more

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