Signs and symptoms of concussion
There are many different symptoms reported by athletes who suffer concussions, and in some cases they may not be easily detected for hours or days after the injury. However, look for clues immediately and make sure athletes are re-evaluated every few minutes over several hours. At home, parents should watch for the following symptoms as well as complaints that lights are too bright, noises are too loud, or your child has difficulty concentrating while watching TV or playing video games. Any of the following are indicative of concussion:
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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