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Is it OK to fly with a skull fracture ?

I fractured my skull five weeks ago, i feel fine apart from being tired and needed more rest than usual, my vision isnt as good either, i just get a bad head ( it feels like a clump) when i have been at work ( office job) and stressful)) my concentration isnt as good and i do forget things, but im due to fly within the week on a 4.5 hour flight and im wondering if i will be ok? I did fly twice after my accident the first time after 1 day only a 40 min flight and then a week later on a 4.5 hour flight and i was fine, my only concern is that i seemed to somedays be worse than when i first had the fracture, this i cannot work out as surely i should be getting better ? Thanks
Asked On : Fri, 27 May 2011
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hi
if possible u should avoid flying as u have fractured skull
u might have vertigo ,heaviness after fly and ur condition may be worsen
due to fracture CSF fluid may not work properly and chance of leakage is there
better to take advise of ur doctor
Answered: Fri, 27 May 2011
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