You have had a concussion, a mild brain injury. It can affect how your brain works for a while.
Below are some questions you may want to ask your doctor or nurse to help you take care of your concussion.
What type of symptoms or problems will I have?
Does someone need to stay with me?
What type of activity can I do?
When can I go back to work?
What drugs can I use for any pain or headache? Can I use aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), or other similar drugs?
Is it okay to eat? Will I feel sick to my stomach?
When can I drink any alcohol?
Do I need a follow-up appointment?
When should I call the doctor?
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