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Fall from stairs, dizziness, nausea, pain in buttocks, headache, neck pain. Whiplash?

last night i fell down about 10 carpeted stairs. I landed on my bottom, but when i tried to stand up i felt sick to my stomach and dizzy. I remember sitting back down, but then i woke up on the floor. I think i was out for only a few seconds. today, my butt obviously hurts, but i also have a headache and my neck hurts. Is this whiplash? My feet went fully out from under me and i briefly saw them in the air
Asked On : Mon, 22 Oct 2012
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i do believe, whiplash or not you caused some amount of trauma to your whole spinal column including your neck and low back , following the fall.
the force of the fall transmitted upwards along the length of the spine also got transmitted to the base of the skull, hence the headache and pain in the neck

pl consult your doctor and get preliminary scans done to exclude any hidden injuries

hope this helps
Answered: Sat, 14 Sep 2013
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