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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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Dr. William Singer
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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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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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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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