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Is there any way to tell the difference between concussion and a hangover if I fell down drunk?
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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Duration of symptoms
The difference is the duration of symptoms.
The symptoms of a hangover should resolve quickly, within a day. On the other hand, symptoms of a concussion can take much longer to resolve. However, these persistent symptoms can be subtle. As you recover from a concussion, you may experience symptoms during exercise or physical exertion. Be on the lookout for these.

In brief: Duration of symptoms
The difference is the duration of symptoms.
The symptoms of a hangover should resolve quickly, within a day. On the other hand, symptoms of a concussion can take much longer to resolve. However, these persistent symptoms can be subtle. As you recover from a concussion, you may experience symptoms during exercise or physical exertion. Be on the lookout for these.
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