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Suffering from serious nausea and also dizziness while sitting down and standing up. Anything serious?

Last night I fell down my steps and hit my head to where I was knocked out unconscious. I woke up, didn't feel too much sudden pain, and went to sleep. Today I'm feeling extreme amounts of pain; my face is bruised including the bridge of my nose, and left side of my face. I've got a few bumps on the right side, but nothing too noticeable. My main concern is when I get up from sitting, or I sit down or lay down, I get dizzy. When I close my eyes to go to sleep, I get even more dizzy, and I've had some serious nausea. Is this something I need to seek medical attention for right away? I don't have insurance, and I was just at the hospital not even a week ago for a stomach virus... so I'm a bit skeptical about if it's medically an emergency or not.

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Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hi, thanks for the query.Dizziness with nausea usually may be due to many reasons . 1 You have taken many medicines, still continue or not. 2. Vertigo 3.Acute gastritis ( hyper-acidity 7 burning sensation in stomach). 4.Meniere's disease (tinnitus and difficulty in hearing) Rarely Please visit some nearby doc who will tell you the exact cause. However it is not an emergency but take it seriously. Thanks and good wishes.
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic,
it seems that you should not delay attending emergency in a hospital and get checked up and tests done as required.
a clinical examination and c t scan is needed to rule out any serious nature of the injury that may need urgent intervention
Hope you be alright soon
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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