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Dizziness after head being hit in an accident. What to do?

Hit my head in a car accident the window didnt break but I hit it really hard . The next day I woke up dizzy if I look up I get dizzy if I look down or sit down and get up I get dizzy when I look down I get dizzy when I move to fast I get dizzy this is the 4th day since the accident and it happens worse and worse everytime it feels like
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Based on your symptoms, you seem to be suffering from post-traumatic vertigo or concussion effects after head injury.

The injury seems to be a minor one and there is no need to worry.

At present, for releif, you may take betahistine tablets. You should get better in a week's time.

If not, you may consult a doctor and get a CT scan of head done.

I hope it helps.

Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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Answered: Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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