What are signs of concussion?
Updated On: Oct 24 2012 10:27:12 AM CDT
Concussions are serious injuries that require medical attention. How do you know if your child is showing signs of a concussion?
The most common symptoms are a headache, amnesia surrounding the event and confusion. According to the Mayo Clinic, other symptoms include:
- Ringing in the ears
- Nausea or vomiting
- Slurred speech
Other symptoms might not be present for a few days. These include:
- Loss of concentration
- Personality changes
- Sensitivity to light and noise
- Sleep disturbances
- Depression and other psychological problems
- Problems with taste and smell
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