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lightheaded, shoulder pain, headache, third time today

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Hi, Just returned from a weekend away fishing at a local holiday home site. On Saturday evening when back at the mobile home i was sitting down and suddenly felt very strange, i went very light headed, felt sick , had terrible pain in right side back of shoulder/neck , thumping great headache and was unable to get up. It was like my legs were no longer attached. Im 39 years old, male, have never fainted in my life and i didnt lose conciousness Saturday, however it felt like i was about to. It lasted around 4/5 mins then apart from the pain in my shoulder and the headache i was fine again. Same thing happened around 1.5 hours later. Sunday was fine and returned home today and its happened 3 times so far today.......im scared to move. Feeling very very hot too, have also been very short tempered throughout the past week which is very unlike me......any ideas?.....oh and i have the constant sensation of having a nose bleed yet no blood!?......kind regards....Simon Gillespie


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replied March 10th, 2015
Welcome to e health forum.

Based on your history, though the exact cause cannot be diagnosed, it would be recommended that you consult your doctor at the earliest.

Headache, dizzyness and weakness can be due to elevated blood pressure related rise in intracranial pressure.

Getting your blood pressure checked will be helpful. If you are above 50 years old, a MRI or CT - Head might be advised to rule out conditions like Intracranial aneuryms or Subarachnoid bleeding, which in mild or initial stages usually present with headache, dizzyness , etc.

I hope this helps.
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