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What are some signs of a concussion?

Talk to your doctor if you have any of the following signs of concussion:

  • Headache
  • Vision disturbance
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of balance
  • Confusion
  • Memory loss (called amnesia)
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Nausea
  • Feeling foggy or groggy
  • Sensitivity to light or noise

What should I watch out for?

Tell your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Stiff neck
  • Difficulty walking, speaking or using your arms
  • Severe headache
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Confusion that gets worse
  • Convulsions
  • Unusual sleepiness

Source

Assessment and Management of Concussion in Sports by KG Harmon (American Family Physician September 01, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/990901ap/887.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 09/00

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Concussion

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