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Lightheadedness more than a week after fainting and hitting head

On May 9 I fainted and hit my head on concrete. I went to the ER that night and they did an EKG, blood work and a CT scan on my head and everything checked out fine. Since then I've had bouts of lightheadedness both standing and sitting, though they seem to be primarily when I'm at work. I work a desk job, so I'm not in the sun or doing anything physically challenging, but it is mentally challenging. I went to my doctor earlier this week for a follow-up and at that time I had told him I was feeling better, so he said if it persisted he would order cardiology and neurological workups. Has anyone experienced anything similar or have any insight? I was going to give it another week to see if it gets better, or call sooner if it gets worse.
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replied July 5th, 2013
Hello,
You might feel dizzy for some time after cerebral concussion. If it does not get better you you do have to be evaluated by cardiologist rather than neurologist first.
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