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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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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 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 does post traumatic syndrome last?

How long does post traumatic syndrome last?

Agree w Dr. Wells: Severe, chronic ptsd may last a lifetime - especially if complex. Ptsd resolves for some. It becomes more hardwired in with time. Thus intervention is imperative to return toward normal function. Cognitive processing therapy (a form of cbt) is the gold standard. Emdr (eyeballs) ; virtual reality exposure therapy can be very helpful. Psychiatric meds are often needed. Take care. ...Read more

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What's post concussive disorder and how long should it affect a 4 yr old?

What's post concussive disorder and how long should it affect a 4 yr old?

Depends: Post concussive symptoms could linger for many weeks.The younger the child the more concerning.What symptoms are persistant? Continue to see your doctor till your child is completely symtom free. ...Read more

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What is post tramatic vertigo and how long should you have it after an accident?

What is post tramatic vertigo and how long should you have it after an accident?

Brain or ear concuss: Vertigo, could be from brain concussion and may take mo to year to improve. It may also be from labyrinthine concussion caused by energy delivered to the temporal bone that houses the inner ear and can be determined by vng test. Pt can help inner ear weakness but not as successful for brain. May take a year to stabilize. Neck injury can also cause vertigo with vertigo paralleling neck symptoms. ...Read more

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How long after a knockout concussion should I wait to exercise?

How long after a knockout concussion should I wait to exercise?

Guidelines: These are the most recent guidelines. https://www.aan.com/uploadedfiles/website_library_assets/documents/3practice_management/5patient_resources/1for_your_patient/6_sports_concussion_toolkit/summary.pdf this booklet has information you need in a non-medical way. Its is well-written and fairly comprehensive. ...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 can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

Muliple reasons: There can be many reasons for petichae some of which are serious and some of which are not. It is important to see a dermatologist to have them evaluated to see which type they are. They may even recommend that you see a blood specialist, known as a hematologist. ...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 does it take for a brain injury symptoms to appear after a concussion?

How long does it take for a brain injury symptoms to appear after a concussion?

Seconds to days: Most symptoms develop immediately or within a few minutes. On occasion, concussed patients may not notice symptoms for several days. One risk occurs in sporting activities when concussed patients have minimal immediate symptoms and are allowed to return to a game on the same day. Any athlete suspected to have a concussion should be held out of competition until cleared by a physician. ...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 does it take for post concussion headaches to go away?

How long does it take for post concussion headaches to go away?

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 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

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How long should I wait after being diagnosed with a concussion before playing again?

Until healed: Concussions are a brain injury. When your brain is concussed chemical changes occur. You need to rest your brain (no physical activity or school/work stress) until the brain heals. This process takes a different amount of time for each person. Your doctor may choose to use a computerized test to help assess your progress along with your symptoms. www.cdc.gov/concussion/. ...Read more

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I have a basal skull fracture how long before dizziness stop?

I have a basal skull fracture how long before dizziness stop?

No way to know: I'm very sorry to hear about your injury. Dizziness is likely associated with a concussion and/or neck sprain that have also occurred at the same time as your skull fracture. Honestly, it's very hard to say how long dizziness can last. It can last days to months. If persistent, then medications can help and also vestibular-based physical therapy. ...Read more

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How long after septoplasty should my head be elevated?

How long after septoplasty should my head be elevated?

72 hours adequate: I typically recommend that people sleep on a few pillows and ice the eyes and nose for the first three days. Swelling tends to peak during this period and then begins to decline. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from exertional compartment syndrome surgery?

How long does it take to recover from exertional compartment syndrome surgery?

Depnds on swel/pain: This is exercised induced compartment syn. Most people stop due 2 pain, and rest. It goes away fairly soon. If bad poeple go 2 their ortho guy and get worked up & can have a prophylactic compartment releas with minimal incisions, as compared 2 knee 2 ankle 4 severe compt syn. ...Read more

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Paranoid after getting concussed a few months back. How long does it take to fully heal?

Paranoid after getting concussed a few months back. How long does it take to fully heal?

Healing takes time: Depending on the severity of your concussion, prior history of concussion, length of recovery from any previous concussions, it can take longer than you may think to fully recover. If there weren't any previous concussions, it depends mostly on severity of the injury itself, but 6 to 12 months recovery time is not uncommon in more severe concussions. ...Read more

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Will i ihave post nasal drip after septoplasty? I'm guessing yes, since i've read you're not allowed to blow you nose. How bad will it be, and how long will it last? .

Will i ihave post nasal drip after septoplasty? I'm guessing yes, since i've read you're not allowed to blow you nose. How bad will it be, and how long will it last?

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Significant : Significant nasal drainage after a septoplasty will last for about one week. After that some drainage is possible for another couple weeks but you can blow your nose after 10-14 days. This is better than the constant nasal congestion that has lead you to consider the operation. ...Read more

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I have piriformis syndrome. How long should I expect it to take to recover?

I have piriformis syndrome.  How long should I expect  it to take to recover?

Wrong Question: Piriformis synd rarely goes away by itself.The question is 'What can be done to get rid of piriformis synd.?' Some people advocate stretching the piriformis muscle, but in my pain practice that rarely works.A simple, gentle osteopathic technique which you can be taught to do at home may help. I recommend seeing an osteopathic dr. trained in hands-on diagnosis & manipulation to get proper treatment ...Read more

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