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fell out of the chair still dizzy, nauseaus, pain...

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Sunday night (4 nights ago) I was making rosemary chicken. I had never done this before. Was using fresh rosemary.
i felt like I was going to faint. I sat down. called my husband. He says I stopped breathing for abougt 20 seconds. I then fell out of the chair I was in and inside my head it was all black adn really loud rushing noise in my ears. I coudln't see and was screaming.
was taken to emergency room , wehre I have been in observation unit until yesterday. I was there night sunday, monday& tuesday. they sent me hme on wednesday afternoon. they did mri, cat scan, and spinal tap. said my white count was up and started me on antibiotics. once all my tests came back clear- they sent me home.
still feel bad. I am still dizzy, nauseaus, still have massive pain in back adn front of my head and my neck is very sore and hurts to turn my head to the left.
gave me rx for phenergan (anti-nausea), robaxin (muscle relaxer, and a tylenol +caffiene pill. i think i have concussion.need help


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replied April 12th, 2011
Brain and Head Injuries Answer A21838
Hello and thank you for your post on e health forum.

From the description it seems that you had vasovagal attack and fainted.

This is a very common phenomena, seen during stressful situations.

The headache and neck pain described are not due to concussion, but probably due to that of the impact of the head on the floor, during the fall.

This pain is transient and benign and there is no need to be worried about.

Taking tylenol or aspirin or ibuprofen for a few days will resolve the symptoms.

In case of doubt, you can consult your doctor who can examine and then get some tests like a MRI, to rule out other possible causes.

I hope this helps.


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