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Pain in head after concussion. Should child rest?

My son got a concussion last night. He slept for more than 12 hours, woke up for a minute said the back of his head hurts like he hit it on something, doesn t remember anything and is not hungry. He is 15 and loves to eat and he didn t have any supper last night. He did not want to get up, just go back to sleep. Should I just let him rest or should I get him up?
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
Please do not panic.
Let him take rest.
There might be tranisent amnesia of the events.
Give him a mild painfiller to ease his pain.
Give him some rest for a day or two.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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