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CONCUSSION, IF YOUR CHILD GETS A HARD HIT IN THE HEAD

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CONCUSSION, IF YOUR CHILD GETS A HARD HIT IN THE HEAD

Your child probably bumped his/ her head before, but not all head bumps are the same; a serious hit to the head can temporarily change the way the brain works, which is called concussion. The skull works as a protection for the brain and when someone’s head gets a hard hit, the brain may shift inside the skull and knock against its bony surface. You may not be able to tell if your child gets a concussion because it is tricky, but there are some signs and symptoms that mean you should take your child to the hospital or call the doctor right away, and they are as follows: – Severe headache – Loss of consciousness – Trouble walking – …

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