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Worst Concussion Symptom
Got a concussion 9 weeks ago. Practically symptom free but I'm a tad bit "foggy", no memory issues though. Will alcohol cause permanent damage?
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
I received a concussion 7.5 weeks ago but the only symptom I've had is a slight fogginess. It seems like tunnel vision. Does this require treatment?
Would unilateral parasthesia (no pain, just constant numbness in the arm and leg without weakness) be a typical mild concussion symptom?
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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'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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer