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If you get one concussion, are your more likely to get another one?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: No;BUT

Repeated brain injury is bad.
Our (medical types)awareness of repeated brain injury, i.e. Concussion, is growing.We are becoming more afraid of the consequences of repeated brain injury.

In brief: No;BUT

Repeated brain injury is bad.
Our (medical types)awareness of repeated brain injury, i.e. Concussion, is growing.We are becoming more afraid of the consequences of repeated brain injury.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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Dr. Douglas Chang
yes one risk factor for a mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) is a previous concussion
Dr. Stacy Frye
Sports Medicine

In brief: Yes, risk goes up

Yes. It is well proven that if you have had a concussion, your risk of having another goes up.
If you have a second concussion, there is also a higher risk for that 2nd one to be more prolonged & have worse symptoms.

In brief: Yes, risk goes up

Yes. It is well proven that if you have had a concussion, your risk of having another goes up.
If you have a second concussion, there is also a higher risk for that 2nd one to be more prolonged & have worse symptoms.
Dr. Stacy Frye
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