How long does a concussion last?

By Michael Yorio, MD

A concussion can take a short period of time or many months to fully recover. Once diagnosed with a concussion, the individual is better when they are better. There are some findings upon diagnosis that may identify individuals at risk for a prolonged recovery from a concussion, so it is important to work with a health care provider trained in the diagnosis and management of concussions.

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