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Fatigue, numbness in hands and legs with pain, back pain, severe headache in temporal area post sustaining a level 2 concussion. Reason?

My girlfriend sustained a level 2 concussion 15 days ago. She has developed some strange symptoms. Fatigue , numbness in legs, arms, hands and feet accompanied with pain in those areas. She also has back pain in her upper spine and upper back. She also has a severe headache localized in her temporal are towards the back of her head. What is wrong? URGENT!
Asked On : Fri, 14 Sep 2012
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Dear Michael, hello.
What was the status of your girlfriend immediately after the injury. Did she recovered completely in these 15 days or the symptoms you have mentioned were there from the day one of the injury.
Numbness in the arms could be due to cervical spine injury which should be taken care of immediately.
My advice will be- get MRI done of her head and neck and thoracic area and consult a Neurophysician as soon as possible.
Answered: Fri, 14 Sep 2012
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