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Is this just a concussion or something worse?

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  • Posted By: Heather Cosman
  • October 2, 2013
  • 06:36 AM

Hello, my name is Heather and I am 18 years old...

On 09/26/2013, I had the following symptoms all day: moderate headache, minor dizziness, nausea, slight difficulty concentrating, minor vision problems, irritability, and personality changes (just wasn't myself). I just assumed I was having an off day until I found a huge bump on my head while showering. My fiance said it sounded like a concussion so I figured I hit my head in my sleep. The next day, in addition to the original symptoms I felt groggy and exhausted, and hid minor vision and memory problems. The symptoms lasted for 4-5 days.
On 09/30/2013, I woke up with a severe headache and found 3 very sensitive bruises on my head. The headache persisted, along with dizziness, nausea, fatigue, irritability and personality changes, severe difficulty concentrating, severe memory problems, and moderate vision problems. I've also had severe issues comprehending language; I can barely understand English (my native language) and have to ask people to slow down and repeat themselves several times before I get it. I've also had ringing in my right ear (not sure if this is related) and have experienced excruciating headache pain on the right side of my hide and in my right eye.

Could this just be another concussion? If so, what should I do? If not, what else might it be?

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