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Could a concussion be considered a head injury?

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In brief: Yes

A concussion is a mild form of a head injury.
Symptoms might include memory loss, difficulty concentrating, depression, sleep difficulty, personality change, headache, nausea and vomiting.

In brief: Yes

A concussion is a mild form of a head injury.
Symptoms might include memory loss, difficulty concentrating, depression, sleep difficulty, personality change, headache, nausea and vomiting.
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
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Dr. Tung Nguyen
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In brief: Impaired function

Head injuries can cause headaches, nausea, arm or leg weakness immediately.
Later, the effects of a concussion can be present, that would affect your physical state, thinking ability, emotional state, and can affect your sleeping pattern. So, concussion can be a result of a head injury. If you are concerned, see a physician who can evaluate you for post-head injury symptoms.

In brief: Impaired function

Head injuries can cause headaches, nausea, arm or leg weakness immediately.
Later, the effects of a concussion can be present, that would affect your physical state, thinking ability, emotional state, and can affect your sleeping pattern. So, concussion can be a result of a head injury. If you are concerned, see a physician who can evaluate you for post-head injury symptoms.
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