Are dizziness, nausea and pelvic pain post an injury a cause for concern?
I'm assuming the symptoms you're referring to are above?
Good evening.....sorry that your friend took such a bad spill.....what caused the fall?
If no x-rays were taken of the hip and pelvis and he contains to be in exquisite pain and tenderness then, by all means I would make sure that area of the body gets at least some plain films if not a CT scan. If there is any question that kidneys could've been damaged as well then, I would include an U/S of the kidneys or even an MRI.
As far as his head injury is concerned- if it's been 2 weeks then, I believe you are pretty much out of the "woods" in terms of life or death types of neurological injuries that could've developed out of something like this such as brain bleed, etc. However, if his head really took a hard blow then, the symptoms of dizziness, postconcussive headaches (very common in >95% of victims) and possibly cloudy thinking could take weeks, months, or longer to clear up.
If you feel that he may still be harboring injuries from this fall then, I would take your friend to a TRAUMA CENTER since there they should be very accustomed to these sorts of injuries and run smooth protocols that are very well thought out and contain all the necessary tests in order to rule out anything that could be of relative importance.
Also, very important is to understand why he fell in the first place and to take precautionary measures to try and avoid future falls which could be devastating.
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