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Call 911 if your child has any of the following symptoms: 1 Seizures (twitching or jerking movement of parts of the body; may look stiff) Weakness or tingling in the arms or legs Inability. The 5 Main Symptoms of a Concussion. 1. Headache or Dizziness.
A concussion is essentially a brain injury, often mild, that is caused by the brain being knocked against the skull 2. Confusion and Decreased Faculties. 3. Physical Symptoms. 4. Emotional Symptoms.
5. Abnormal Sleep Patterns. Concussion Signs and Symptoms Headache or “pressure” in head. Nausea or vomiting. Balance problems or dizziness, or double or blurry vision.
Bothered by light or noise. Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy, or groggy. Confusion, or concentration or memory problems. Just not “feeling right,” or “feeling. Concussion symptoms and signs may appear 24 to 72 hours after the injury.
It is essential to monitor your child during this period closely. Older children may have emotional and cognitive symptoms, whereas younger children may exhibit physical symptoms. The following symptoms and signs may be seen in concussion in children (6).
Signs and symptoms of concussion in children A child with concussion may have a headache and feel dizzy. It may not be a hard hit that causes a. In young babies, signs of a concussion can include: crying when you move the baby’s head irritability interruption in the baby’s sleeping habits, either sleeping more or less vomiting bump or bruise on the head. Signs and symptoms of a concussion include: headache. blurred or double vision. dizziness, balance problems, or trouble walking. confusion and saying things that don’t make sense. being slow to answer questions. slurred speech. nausea or vomiting. Signs and symptoms of concussion can show up right after an injury or may not appear or be noticed until hours or days after the injury.
It is important to watch for changes in how your child or teen is acting or feeling, if symptoms are getting worse, or if your child just “doesn’t feel right.”. watch for blindside hits and rough tackles. pay particularly close attention if your child has experienced a concussion in the past. be on the lookout for any changes in speech, balance, thinking, behavior, attention, or emotional rspons. problems concentrating or remembering new information. Sometimes people with a concussion will lose consciousness (pass out), but this does not happen in most cases.
Not all symptoms of concussion will occur in every case; sometimes the symptoms differ depending on the location and extent of the injury.
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