Head injury and concussion

Most head injuries are not serious. You do not usually need to go to hospital and should make a full recovery within 2 weeks.

How to treat a minor head injury

If you do not need to go to hospital, you can usually look after yourself or your child at home.

It's normal to have symptoms such as a slight headache, or feeling sick or dazed, for up to 2 weeks.

To help recovery:

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[Last reviewed 2018-04-04]
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