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During turbulence on airplane, hurt arm, neck, back and head. Having stronger headaches, dizziness. What to do ?

During turbulence on an airplane, I was bounced against the wall my head hitting first (I am told) I did not faint, but do not remember anything but loud bang noises and hearing glass break far far away..... I hurt my neck, arm , back, and head.... 3 weeks later I am having stronger headaches, dizziness , and confussion, Dr. wants to wait until I have 6-9 sessions of physical therapy to order an MRI, I am considering changing Dr s...... Is this something I should do?
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
Yes you should consider. If there was amnesia then it warrants doing an MRI scan of the brain. Many times epidural and subdural hematoma may present late after some lucid interval. Doing an MRI in such situation is a must, even if it comes negative.
Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
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Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
Answered: Tue, 31 Dec 2013
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