Watch carefully for the following symptoms. Seek medical care at the nearest emergency room if these symptoms occur.
- Loss of consciousness at time of injury or later, for even a short period of time
- Nausea and persistent vomiting
- Confusion as to time, place, or self-identification
- Excessive drowsiness
- Running clear fluid, blood, or both via nose or ears
- Continuous headache
- Unusual weakness or inability to move any limb
- Blurring, double, hazy or loss of vision
- Convulsions or paralysis
- Uncontrolled bodily elimination
- Any other abnormal symptoms or behavior
- You do not need to stay awake, however the physician may advise that someone awaken you periodically.
- Tylenol may be taken for headache
- Do not take Ibuprofen/Aleve/Naproxen
- Ice pack can be applied to site of injury
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