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Suffering from shoulder and neck painafter injury. Headaches, dizziness, blurred vision. Contrecoup suspected. Advice?

I was hit from behind in my vehicle by another this was 4 weeks ago now I'm still suffering neck and shoulder pain ,lower back pain,but down the spine is easing off a little now ,from last thursday started with bad headaches ,dizzyness,blurred vision and feeling sick I went to emergency doctor he said could be suspected contrecoup,so he stoped me taking all medicine tramadol etc,on the saturday evening everything got worse and I fainted,ambulance took me to hospital I had a ct scan which they said was clear but I have to go for results next week,I still have all the same symptoms now ,I can't stand the light ,I can't walk far I get dizzy and I'm very forgetful what can this be
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Normal CT scan is a good news, however, your symptoms are still persisting.

We should also exclude a central cord syndrome, where minor damage to spinal cord in the cervical region (neck area) may occur in accidents such as yours.

MRI of cervical spine should be done, if you do not imrpove in a few days.

Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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