Symptoms of a concussion can range from mild to severe. They can include:
The following are emergency symptoms of a concussion. Seek immediate medical care if there are:
Head injuries that result in concussion often are associated with injury to the neck and spine. Take particular care when moving patients who have had a head injury.
While recovering from a concussion, you may:
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