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Concussion (cont.)

Concussion Symptoms and Signs

Common signs and symptoms of concussion are:

  • Loss of consciousness after any trauma to the head
  • Confusion
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Blurred vision
  • Loss of short-term memory (you may not remember the actual injury and the events some time before or after the impact)
  • Perseverating (repeating the same thing over and over, despite being told the answer each time, for example, "Was I in an accident?")
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/19/2016

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