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Had car accident. Nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, vertigo, morning sickness. What could this be?

I was in a car accident on Oct 15..Went to the hospital to check my injuries and now it seems that they are progressively getting worse and not better..I have hurneated disc in my neck..I have nauseu, vomiting , headaches, dizziness , vertigo , and cannot drive or be the passenger because it makes me so sick..It doesn t take much for whole balance to be thrown off..Even the motion of sweeping can trigger the motion sickness feeling..Or by even drying my back with a towel..I feel like I have motion sickness most of the day..It feels like my whole balance system is totally off..I am seeing my Neuro doc tomorrow and I sure hope he has some answers for me..I just can t function this way and its getting worse not better..They ve done all different test-MRI of Neck-brain-lower back,,:Everything is okay except for one membrane function test that came back abnormal..Multiple CT Scans to check for bleeding..I need to find some answers now..What could this be? .
Asked On : Mon, 10 Dec 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Hi,
Thank you for posting your query.

Most likley, it could be benign positional paroxysmal vertigo (BPPV). In this condition, you would have dizziness, and imbalance, which gets precipitated with sudden head and neck movements. Symptoms are transient and would stop on its own in a few seconds to minutes.

Treatment includes use of medications such as betahistine tablets, the usual dose being 16 mg three times daily (please check with your doctor before taking it). In addition, vestibular adaptation exercises are also helpful.

Normal MRI and CT scans exclude any serious internal brain injury.
I hope it helps. Please get back if you require any additional information.

Wishing you good health,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
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Answered: Thu, 31 Oct 2013
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