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How long do concussion symptoms last for?

How long do concussion symptoms last for?

Days: Typically a few days but can be months (called post concussion syndrome). ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

An injury to the brain that is usually caused by trauma, typically a blow to the head or a violent shaking of ...Read more


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How long do post concessional headaches last?

How long do post concessional headaches last?

Post concussive : After a concussion it is not unusual to have some persistent headache, dizziness, vertigo or general malaise. So long as the symptoms are getting better slowly, I wouldn't worry too much. If increased activity worsens the symptoms, slow down and see if doing a little less helps improve your symptoms. It may take 4-6 weeks to get back to normal. If you are getting worse, go see your doctor!! ...Read more

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How long do headaches after concussions last?

How long do headaches after concussions last?

Days...: Headaches after a concussion can last several days and in more severe concussions, weeks. If you are having headaches after a head injury see your primary care physician.Other diagnoses including bleeds adjacent to the brain and the brain lining( dura) need to be ruled out . Do not delay! ...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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Post concussion syndrome. How long should it last?

Post concussion syndrome. How long should it last?

3-6 months: Most cases should resolve over 3-6 months. This can be variable. ...Read more

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How long do RSV symptoms last?

How long do RSV symptoms last?

A month: In babies RSV can be a long drawn out cold with wheezing and shortness of breath. Start to finish, it is typical for the baby for have a month long illness. In adults, its simply the worst cold you ever had! Adults should be getting better by the 10th to 14th day! Best of luck! ...Read more

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How long do minor concussions last!?

How long do minor concussions last!?

Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The best thing is to give your brain complete rest. The more strain you place on your brain while it is attempting to heal, the more likely it is to slow down the healing process. ...Read more

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How long should my concussion syndromes last?

How long should my concussion syndromes last?

Days or longer: Concussion symptoms will usually last a few weeks. However, for some, they may last for months to as long as a year. ...Read more

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How long will chronic sinusitis symptoms last after it had cleared?

How long will chronic sinusitis symptoms last after it had cleared?

Xlear: You can use a natural product called xlear (pronounced "clear") to clean out nasal passages and break up the biofilm where germs multiply. Tastes good too! The symptoms resolve quickly but the CHRONIC aspect needs to be addressed and Xlear may be a way to do that. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How long do anxiety physical symptoms last for?

How long do anxiety physical symptoms last for?

Anxiety: Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. If you are referring to panic attacks - the symptoms usually reach a max within 10 minutes and then start to dissipate. ...Read more

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How long do symptoms of overheating last?

How long do symptoms of overheating last?

Overheating: Depends on how long you were overheated and how quickly you received treatment for it. No hard and fast answer. If you're still having symptoms the next day i would get checked out. ...Read more

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How long do hallucinations last after tia?

How long do hallucinations last after tia?

TIA: By definition, there are no after effects of a tia. Suggest you be re-evaluated to make certain something wasn't overlooked. Make certain doc knows all meds (prescription & otc) & supplements you take. ...Read more

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How long do pain med withdrawal symptoms generally last for?

How long do pain med withdrawal symptoms generally last for?

See below: -5 days after short acting drugs two weeks or more after a long acting drug like suboxone. And that does not include paws (post acute withdrawal syndrome) which goes on for months characterized by depression, poor motivation, low energy and increased cravings. ...Read more

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How long do symptoms of appendicitis last?

How long do symptoms of appendicitis last?

Usually: The symptoms are of 24-48 hours of worsening abdominal pain, pain moving into right lower abdomen, nausea sometimes with vomiting ; fever, abdominal pain may get worse with movement or walking. ...Read more

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How long after a concussion could possible post-concussion symptoms appear?

How long after a concussion could possible post-concussion symptoms appear?

Almost immediately : Concussion symptoms appear shortly after the head trauma. They may last for months, specifically the cognition problems. You should have a CT Scan ASAP as soon as you suspect a head concussion. ...Read more

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How long do oxycodene withdrawal symptoms last?

Unknown: Everyone's metabolism is different. It also depends how much you are taking. Sorry you're having a problem with it. ...Read more

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How long do weed symptoms last?

How long do weed symptoms last?

Depends..: Most usually last hours but studies have reported evidence of cognitive impairment weeks after use of marijuana. Mood changes like depression and anxiety can continue indefinitely. There is risk of developing a life long disorder like schizophrenia. ...Read more

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How long do flu symptoms last after finishing treatment with tamaflu?

How long do flu symptoms last after finishing treatment with tamaflu?

Influenza: This varies from person to person. Symptoms are due to the body's reactions to the virus. If the virus is interrupted by tamiflu (oseltamivir) (but unfortunately some flu strains are resistant) it will shorten the duration of symptoms, but to what degree is impossible to say. ...Read more