Thanks for your query.
Your son had apparently had repeated concussions of the brain. At times, effects of concussion last for a weeks or even months. Further, associated contusion
of scalp muscles leads to their going into spasm, which manifests as post-exercise headaches
. A 5-7 days' course of a combination of anti-inflammatory pain-killers and muscle relaxants will relieve muscle spasm.
YES. it can also be exercise-induced migraine
attacks, though less likely in your son's case. If he has headaches lasting for more than 4 hours, with associated nausea, vomiting
or sensitivity to light, then it could be exercise-induced migraines.
Lastly, sometimes, mild concussion of the brain may be associated with either, a minor fracture
of the skull bone; or, a mild bleeding (subdural hemorrhage
) which too would manifest as exercise induced headaches. A CT Scan
is therefore recommended to rule out/detect these possibilities.
Consult your doctor and apprise him of my opinion. I am certain that he agree with me, order required tests, and- based on the reports- will prescribe suitable treatment as advised.
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