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Does concussion cause damage to brain?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Yes

In the mildest cases there is temporary damage that causes loss of consciousness.
There may not be detectable damage, but there is always damage to the brain. Damage for multiple concussions is cummulative.

In brief: Yes

In the mildest cases there is temporary damage that causes loss of consciousness.
There may not be detectable damage, but there is always damage to the brain. Damage for multiple concussions is cummulative.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Sure does. Whether permanant or not is still being studied.
That is from a single event.The damage may be obvious, such as altered thinking, headaches or subtle such as decreased memory or poor learning skills.One should see a specialisdt.

In brief: Yes

Sure does. Whether permanant or not is still being studied.
That is from a single event.The damage may be obvious, such as altered thinking, headaches or subtle such as decreased memory or poor learning skills.One should see a specialisdt.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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