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How long should you stay awake after getting a head injury even if you don't know its a concussion?

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In brief: See a doc if worried

In the old days, people were advised to stay awake, or have someone wake them up periodically to make sure they were ok after a head injury.
Unfortunately, this is not a very good technique. If you are worried that you have a significant head injury, you should get it checked out by a doctor.

In brief: See a doc if worried

In the old days, people were advised to stay awake, or have someone wake them up periodically to make sure they were ok after a head injury.
Unfortunately, this is not a very good technique. If you are worried that you have a significant head injury, you should get it checked out by a doctor.
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