What is a concussion? What signs should I look for in a newborn to see if he has a concussion?
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A concussion is an injury to the head and consequently brain, that is caused by a fall or a hit. The danger is baby might bleed inside the brain. Three danger signs to look for in a baby with a concussion are:
The type of injury also matters. Sometimes even if no signs may be present, it is better that the baby is seen by a doctor. Usually, if the baby is fine for 48 hours after the injury, then it is unlikely that baby could have suffered a serious injury. CT scan of the brain is done to rule out any bleeds, in case of suspicion.
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