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Do concussion symptoms always appear right away?

No!

Signs and symptoms of concussion may take hours or days to appear.

This is why "It Takes a Village" to care for sport related concussion. Parents, coaches, teachers and even athletes themselves should be aware of delayed concussion symptoms in order to recognize, report, and follow accepted guidlines for the appropriate care of concussion injury. 

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