How long concussion headache last

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Avatar f tn Im still suffering from memory loss, focus and concentration issues, attention problems, and a constant headache. How long should or could this last?? If relevant, I'm 38.
Avatar f tn G'day. I'm not sure if I'm posting this in the right area-don't know where else to put it. I've had a concussion for about 9 days now with "usual, mild-average" symptoms. The last couple days have been like the first couple days, cannot rest my head at night from the pain, taking two 650 mg Tylenols when I think of it, also seem more confused & forgetful (before major loss of sleep). The last 48 hrs. I've slept for 40 min's.
Avatar n tn How long will my symptoms last? Is Chronic Subdural Hematoma a possibility even though the trauma trivial?
Avatar m tn Hi! As you have yourself identified, lack of sleep and anxiety could be the cause of your persisting symptoms. I suggest you take up an exercise you like such as walking, cycling, swimming etc. Do deep breathing exercises. If anxiety persists then consult a doctor.
Avatar f tn How long after a concussion is it normal to still be feeling nauseous and have difficulty with memory, balance etc. I got hit in the face with a softball 14 days ago and am still nauseous. Cannot stand on one leg with eyes closed, and have forgotten things like PIN numbers, passwords etc. I went back to GP who sent me to A&E for checking out, but they said just concussion, no evidence of bleeding. I've developed a stiff neck too.
Avatar f tn How long after a concussion is it normal to still be feeling nauseous and have difficulty with memory, balance etc. I got hit in the face with a softball 11 days ago and am still nauseous. Cannot stand on one leg with eyes closed, and have forgotten things like PIN numbers, passwords etc. is it too soon to expect these symptoms to be gone, or should I go back to the drs. I did also break my nose, which was realigned under local anaesthetic 6 days ago. No LOC. No actual vomiting.
Avatar f tn I lost consciousness, I do not know for how long. I was alone. I do not remember going back into the house or anything. The next day when I woke up my jaw hut and my eye on the side I hit my head was so red it looked as if someone had painte it blood red. But I could see. I drove my self tpo the emergency room because I am and was unemployed. CAT ws done and appeared to be fine, but....
Avatar f tn I've suffered a minor head injury with lasting Post Concussion Symptomes for 6 months 3 years ago. 2010. In May of this year (2013) I've suffered from two minor concussion within a 3 weeks period. The second one gave me a trip to the ER in a helicopter, I had to take a week off and very slowly resume activites. Sensitivity to noises for approx 6 weeks, to light for 3 weeks. Dizzyness, headache, feeling off, trouble concentrating, trouble remembering.
Avatar f tn Although without being able to examine you I can not offer you the specific advice on diagnosis and treatment that you need, but I would try to provide you some relevant information about your health concern. Usually, such symptoms and dizziness may result due to post-concussion syndrome and may last for weeks or months after the injury that caused from the injury of a fall, vehicle accident, or sports injury. In addition, one may experience either migraine type or tension type headache.
Avatar f tn All the problems that go with a concussion. Anyways I have been to 3 neurologists and the last one finally said post concussion, I finally had my 3 year headache diagnosed as a chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and am on meds for it. Now I have sleep problems, I sleep to much. At least 4 naps a day, uncontrollable need for sleep. I went to a sleep study and have not heard the results yet. My question is, could this really be post concussion syndrome? does it last 3 years?
Avatar m tn My 16 year old son was in a car wreck 5 1/2 days ago where he suffered a grade 2 moderate concussion. He was knocked unconscious for a short period of time & received a scalp laceration to the right side of his head . The CT scan discovered what the neurosurgeon described as a small thread size bleed. Later that day another CT scan was done & all signs of bleeding were gone & the blood had been absorbed. His stay in the hospital was for 3 days.
Avatar m tn You could use acetaminophen for headache, eat a light diet, light activity around the house, avoid alcohol etc. Concussion with brain damage needs hospital care. Full recovery is expected in an uncomplicated concussion. The symptoms may continue to occur weeks to months later. Take care.
Avatar f tn I don't understand how a mild concussion can take so long to heal. I know people on the football team who have gotten knocked out and have severe concussions that lasted only a month. All I did was fall over and I didn't even hit my head, so why is mine so much worse now?
Avatar n tn Can anyone give me an idea of how long this headache will last? We have tried every OTC you can think of along with Tylenol 3, but had to stop because of rebounding. Prednisone in one large dose (60mg) made a positive difference but caused a nasty reaction. In a much smaller dose (20mg x 3, then 10mg x 3) it hasn't seemed to help. I no longer give her anything to help her sleep, she seems to be sleeping well on her own again.
Avatar m tn I have full movement in my neck and shoulders, I now take long deep breathes where I had shallow breathing before. I didn't realize how muscle tension could cause all my symptoms, but apparently the blood flow was being hindered by the tight muscles. The morning after the massage, I remember waking up and stretching and actually feeling and hearing the rush of blood into my head. At that point, I realized it had been years since i'd felt or heard that blood rushing into my head.
Avatar f tn and its not just a headache but it feels like my head is going to explode. And last but not least, the most annoying this is my ears WILL NOT stop ringing. I've been to the doctor for this and he said I should be okay within a couple weeks. But it hasn't gotten any better, it's actually gotten worse. What could be the problem and should I make another appointment with my doctor?
Avatar n tn I have had a headache everyday for the last 2 1/2 years. I had a cat scan done, and everything was normal. I have been on topamax, and I had to go off as it made my feet and hands tingle. I also did chiroprator therapy, massage therapy, accupuncture, and now an doing a hyper-baric chamber thereapy. Nothing seems to help, and I am at the end of my ropes. It is really effecting my quality of life. It holds me back from thinks I want to do.
Avatar m tn In case anyone else has this problem, I want my experience to be available to them. There was very little to read on the DURATION of initial phenobarbital side effects on the web, and I was very frightened by what I saw. So, here's what happened with my dog. The side effects (which were severe) lasted approximately three weeks. It is possible that they can last this long. Most people say they go away in a day or two, but in very sensitive dogs, it takes much longer.
5785282 tn?1374215143 because I have a history of partial seizures and migraine headaches. but I have never experience an headache lasting this long. or like this before. any suggestions would help out. thanks much.
Avatar f tn hye, sometimes i will be having headache. last week when i was sleeping i felt that my head cramp.. it was my nightmare .. sometime i fainted because of headache.. i feel dizzy when having headache and if i cant take it i will faint... last time my ex boy friend 2 hit me and because of that i started 2 realize some changes in me such as, i cant talk fluently... i wana knw whether this kind of headache got smthg 2 do with my past or something else..... plzzz help me...
Avatar f tn But you may have chronic post concussion syndrome and it'll last a long, long time. I really hope you get your disability because the LAST thing you should be doing is working! Oh, and when you think about those Soduku puzzles,which Ialso still like to do, is they are FUN. But filling out a form is NOT fun, so to heck with that !!! So, that should give you some encouragement as to where you REALLY are with this whole brain disaster area.
Avatar n tn Really dont think i can take it any more. Have done some research on the internet and it said about post-concussion. How long is all this going to last and what can i do about it?
Avatar n tn For the last 4 weeks I have had a headache that is very different from a sinus headache or a migraine. And the ear ringing is so distracting. They have tried a shot of tribadol, relpax for migraines, mucinex for fluid behind the ears, sudafed, and most recently antibiotics for possible virus. They just did an MRI and are sending me to a Neurologist. I am so frustrated and confused about who to even see for this. I am going to try the yoga exercises and hope to share some good news.
Avatar f tn no evidence of any bleeds , tumours ect Around 2-3 days ago i tried lifting a very heavy object, and i felt the strain, the type of strain you feel pressure in your head, it was only for around 3-5 seconds, but now ive got a very bad headache, and it comes gradually through out the 2-3 days since ive strained myself, tablets do help quite a bit, to kill the pain, and im only 16 so im at no age risks, ...
Avatar f tn this is my first day without taking anything in a few months. i didnt sleep at all last night. how long does no sleep last?
Avatar n tn My question is, how dangerous is a bulge at C6/7. I am worried that if I fall or cause any sudden movement, it may herniate. Does this area effect any other part of the body besides the arm? Everyone, my PCP, my neurologist and my PT have given me different answers. I want the dizziness and vertigo to stop. Any advice?
Avatar f tn If I sit up, it goes away I was in a car crash last year hit my head, I was diagnosed with a minor concussion and soft tissue damage to my cervical spine (neck), I dont know if this has anything to do with it Thanks!
Avatar n tn The next morning, I awoke with an intense right-sided headache (behind right eye) which continues now, but last night, I had shooting pains in my right leg and arm. This led to tingling, and my foot began burning with numbness from the knee down. The headache continues this morning, but the numbness and tingling have almost subsided. I have been having these varied symptoms on and off, days and weeks at a time, for the past two years but never all at once and with such sudden intensity.
Avatar f tn Hi, I have an odd question, and what I'm really wanting to know is are my weird symptoms related? I know people say that some are signs of a tumor, and I read a list of "other symptoms" on surveys by people diagnosed with tumors, and I saw several of my symptoms listed. I have had amigrainous migraines since shortly after my daughter was born (I was in my late 20s then, I'm in my early 40s now)--meaning I get the aura but no headache.