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Should feeling dizzy after a hit be considered serious?

I fell backward while pulling a wheelbarrow. Mt left foot caught on a brick and I took a big spill. I am s nauseous, still dizzy. I landed on my left wrist and left side of my body. This was about an hour ago and I am still feeling dizzy. Should I go to the emergency room and get an MRI on my head to be sure there is no clots?
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
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Hello,

Dizziness after injury (fall), maybe for a short duration, is a symptom which should not be ignored. It may be because of brain concusson. You must go to the ER of a hospital and be under observation.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

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Dr Nirmal Chander Gupta, Orthopaedic Surgeon
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