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What Actually Occurs Inside The Brain After You Get A Concussion
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
Back: Symptoms that take longer to recover likely represents a "worst injury". This is seen when the back of the brain is affected, possibly from a fall on the back of the head. The symptoms that are typically predictive of a prolonged recovery are balance issues, fogginess, neck pain, and difficulty concentrating. ...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
Could you get permanent damage to the brain after getting two concussions in a period of 6 months. I am worried I won't be able to function.
Read that one should rest the brain after brain concussion if i don't get tired or headache doing reading does that mean i can start doing it please?
I play sports and substain a concussion and every time I substain a concussion I sit out and let my brain regroup for the time needed,Can I get CTE ?
See you doc: Multiple concussions at such a young age is SERIOUS. We are just beginning to learn about CTE and the consequences of multiple concussions, so I don't think your question can be answered easily. A greater concern would be second impact syndrome, in which a second concussion too close to the first leads to death. You need to see a sports medicine/PMR doc comfortable with concussion. Best of luck ...Read more
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