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What symptoms should I expect to experience as a result of my head injury?

The symptoms of head injuries can vary widely in their degree. Moreover, head injury symptoms may not appear immediately after an accident. Some head injury symptoms can take day so weeks to manifest. Here is a list of the most common head injury symptoms:

  • Mood swings
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Trouble with your memory
  • Some disorientation or confusion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Blurry vision

Symptoms of moderate to severe head injuries include:

  • Slurred speech
  • Seizures
  • Loss of coordination
  • Difficulty waking up
  • Extreme confusion
  • One or both pupils being dilated
  • Continuous nausea and/or vomiting
  • Losing consciousness for minutes to hours
  • Coma

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