Head Injuries | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • How can I tell if a head injury is serious?
  • I feel fine after hitting my head. Is there anything to watch for?
  • When can I start playing sports again after a head injury?
  • How can brain damage from a head injury be treated? Will it get better?
  • What should I do if someone in my family has a head injury?
  • Can I take medicine for the pain after a head injury? If so, what are some safe options?

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 01/06